Economy

GST Council may have to take a view on the funding of NDRF: N.K.Singh

GST Council may have to take a view on the funding of NDRF: N.K.Singh

New Delhi: XVFC concluded the International Workshop in India on Financing of Disaster Risk Management yesterday in New Delhi. The two-day conference discussed various issues related to Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ranging from urbanization, climate change, coastal erosion, localized catastrophes and the price associated with it, among many other issues. The need for a Disaster […]

Educate farmers to deal with present weather: Director Agriculture directs CAOs

Educate farmers to deal with present weather: Director Agriculture directs CAOs

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Ajaz Andrabi today asked the Chief Agriculture Officers (CAOs) of concerned districts of Kashmir Division to educate the farmers to deal with the present weather situation. He said that farmers need moral support in addition to technical guidance under prevailing conditions in order to tackle the situation emerged out of […]

SKUAST issues advisory for farmers

SKUAST issues advisory for farmers

SRINAGAR: In view of untimely snowfall in the valley, Associate Director Extension (Agri.) today issued an advisory for the farmers of the valley. The farmers have been asked to adhere to the instructions issued by the department. According to the Advisory, the farmers have been instructed to Drain out excess water from the fields by […]

JK Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

JK Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

Srinagar: After developing a snag in its ATM network in the Kashmir Valley owing to disruption in the power supply following unprecedented snowfall, J&K Bank has made most of its automated teller machines (ATMs) operational in the region. Soon after the bank’s ATM network went out of gear, the bank swiftly constituted special teams in all […]

Govt to set up centers to stop illegal entry of dressed-chicken imports

Govt to set up centers to stop illegal entry of dressed-chicken imports

SRINAGAR: To check the entry of dressed chicken in the state, Animal Husbandry department has decided to setup two dedicated checking centers at Lakhanpur and Lower Munda. The direction to setup these check-posts was passed by Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep, Fisheries and Transport Department Dr Asgar Samoon during a meeting of officers and representatives of […]

Govt to re-introduce radio taxi service in JK: Dr Samoon

Govt to re-introduce radio taxi service in JK: Dr Samoon

SRINAGAR:  In an effort to ease public mobility, Government is planning to reintroduce radio taxis in the State. The plan was discussed in a high-level video conference meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Transport Dr Asgar Samoon Wednesday. The meeting was held regarding mobility on highways including NH-44, NH-1 and Mughal Road in State. Options to […]

Navin Choudhary chairs Board of Directors meeting of JKIDFC

Navin Choudhary chairs Board of Directors meeting of JKIDFC

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary of Finance, Navin K Choudhary, today chaired the second meeting of the Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Limited (JKIDFC) at his office chambers here. Navin K Choudhary, who is also the CMD of JKIDFC, reviewed the progress on 556 languishing projects that have already been approved […]

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