Economy

Tourism Deptt participates in ‘Travel & Tourism Fair’ at Gujarat

Tourism Deptt participates in ‘Travel & Tourism Fair’ at Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: In an endeavour to boost the tourism through nationwide promotional campaign, the Department of Tourism Jammu & Kashmir participated in Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF) Ahmedabad where besides attracting a lot of trade visitors the Department was awarded for the best presentation. On the side-lines of TTF Ahmedabad, Director Tourism Kashmir Tassaduq Jeelani had […]

Expedite power infrastructure works in JK: Union Minister to Central PSUs

Expedite power infrastructure works in JK: Union Minister to Central PSUs

SRINAGAR: Expressing dissatisfaction over the sluggish pace of work by three Central PSUs on augmentation of power transmission and distribution infrastructure in J&K, Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge), R K Singh today said there is absolutely no scope for lackadaisical approach and the works shall have to be completed within the set […]

Commissioner Food Safety to sensitize street food vendors about sanitary, hygienic practices

Commissioner Food Safety to sensitize street food vendors about sanitary, hygienic practices

SRINAGAR: In order to sensitize street food vendors with regard to health, hygiene, food handling, food safety, personal hygiene, cart hygiene, cleaning and chemicals, pest control, garbage disposal and entrepreneurship, a meeting was chaired by Commissioner, Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar, in which among other officers, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Nestle India Harvinder Singh Ranhotra, […]

Div Com Jmu directs for establishment of paddy procurement centers

Div Com Jmu directs for establishment of paddy procurement centers

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today asked concerned departments to initiate the process for establishment of procurement centers for paddy crop. Chairing a meeting, the Div Com asked the deputy commissioners of Jammu, Samba and Kathua to extend full cooperation to the concerned departments and provide them land for the establishment of procurement centers in […]

Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

SRINAGAR: To facilitate adventure tourism in the State, the department of tourism is in the process of finalizing the first ever guidelines for adventure activities being carried out by various agencies. The guidelines envisage registration of the Adventure Tour Operators, granting them proper permission for carrying out adventure activities, minimum requirements needed including equipment, safety […]

Chief Secretary reviews progress on EoDB, calls for close synergy for better results

Chief Secretary reviews progress on EoDB, calls for close synergy for better results

SRINAGAR: To review the progress on implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) with regard to Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP)-2018, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam chaired a meeting of concerned Administrative Secretaries here last evening. The Chief Secretary called upon all the Administrative Secretaries and Heads of Departments to work in close coordination and accomplish […]

Governor releases 2 publications of Industries & Commerce Deptt

Governor releases 2 publications of Industries & Commerce Deptt

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik released two booklets titled “J&K Trade and Export Policy 2018-28” and “Reliving and Reviving Jammu & Kashmir Silk” published by the Department of Industries & Commerce here today. J&K Trade & Export Policy 2018-28 highlights the ingredients of the recently introduced maiden policy on Trade & Export by the State […]

Samoon for quantitative, qualitative improvement in livestock production

Samoon for quantitative, qualitative improvement in livestock production

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Asgar Hassan Samoon, Monday called for concerted efforts to bring about quantitative and qualitative improvement in the livestock production systems and carrying capacity building of stakeholders. The Principal Secretary was speaking at a preparatory meeting which he chaired to discuss various facets of Rs 35 crore proposal […]

Farooq Shah reviews water supply scenario of Baramulla

Farooq Shah reviews water supply scenario of Baramulla

SRINAGAR: Secretary Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC), Farooq Ahmad Shah, today said that the Department of PHE is committed to provide safe drinking water to the people across the state and efforts are on to accomplish the mission. He said this while chairing a meeting here at Civil Secretariat to review […]