Economy

Focus should shift to harnessing renewable energy: Advisor Kumar

Focus should shift to harnessing renewable energy: Advisor Kumar

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today reviewed the functioning of Science & Technology department and the initiatives taken to harness all forms renewable energy in the state. He said the dependence for our power needs should be shifted by generating power form Solar, Wind and other renewable sources. K Vijay Kumar while chairing […]

Comm Secy Forests reviews status of Audit & Inspection Reports

Comm Secy Forests reviews status of Audit & Inspection Reports

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary Forest, Environment & Ecology, Saurabh Bhagat, Thursdaychaired a meeting to review the status of Observation Book (OB) items and Audit Paras in the Audit & Inspection Reports (AIRs) received from the Accountant General Office and the Directorate of Audit & Inspections J&K. CAG paras and reconciliation of expenditure and revenue for the year […]

Governor reviews implementation of Power Sector schemes

Governor reviews implementation of Power Sector schemes

SRINAGAR: Governor N. N. Vohra reviewed the implementation of important schemes in the Power Sector in a meeting held today at Raj Bhavan. Sh. B. B. Vyas, Advisor to Governor;  Sh. B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. K.B. Agarwal, Financial Commissioner, Housing and Urban Development Department; Sh. Navin Kumar Choudhary,  Principal Secretary Finance; Sh. Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary Planning; Sh. Shailendra […]

Advisor Kumar for early settlement of Provident Fund claims

Advisor Kumar for early settlement of Provident Fund claims

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to expedite the process of settlement of pending dues to its subscribers and also to ensure that the employee who files the Provident Fund claim get its money within stipulated time frame. He also directed for pacing […]

MISCREANTS CARVE OUT ROAD THROUGH SAFFRON FIELDS, FARMERS AGHAST…

MISCREANTS CARVE OUT ROAD THROUGH SAFFRON FIELDS, FARMERS AGHAST…

PAMPORE: Several farmers in Dusso village of Pampore are aghast after some miscreants carved out a road through their saffron fields. Residents told Kashmir Reader that land mafia active in the area used bulldozers through their fields during the night without their consent. A road would soar the prices of the adjacent lands paving way […]

Zulfkar reviews preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day celebration

Zulfkar reviews preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day celebration

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Monday convened a meeting with officers of his department and Legal Metrology Department (LMD) to review the preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day to be celebrated on March 14. The meeting was attended by Joint Controller FCS&CA Jammu, Mansoor Aslam, […]

PNB fraud underscores need for urgent reforms in PSBs: S&P

PNB fraud underscores need for urgent reforms in PSBs: S&P

New Delhi: The recently detected fraud at Punjab National Bank underscores an urgent need for reforms in PSU banks, S&P Global Ratings said today. “We expect further losses at India’s public sector banks but the bulk of previously unacknowledged stressed assets have already been recognised,” S&P Global Ratings analyst Deepali Seth-Chhabria said. This fraud comes […]

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