Economy

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 […]

Union Minister reviews progress of agriculture sector in Leh

Union Minister reviews progress of agriculture sector in Leh

LEH: The Union Minister of the State Agriculture, Farmers Welfare and Panchayati Raj, Parshottam Rupala on his maiden visit of Leh district chaired a meeting with LAHDC, Leh and Agriculture allied departments at Council Secretariat Leh today and reviewed the Centrally Sponsored Schemes like PMKSY being implemented in the district. The meeting was attended by […]

Dal, Nageen Lake Conservation: Secy Tourism discusses waste management measures with visiting DRDO team

Dal, Nageen Lake Conservation: Secy Tourism discusses waste management measures with visiting DRDO team

SRINAGAR: In order to provide the best technology solution for houseboat waste management and to improve the quality of the Dal and Nageen Lake waters, the Department of Tourism is preparing a Detailed Project Report, which envisages providing customized bio-digester tanks to the houseboat owners. In this regard, Secretary Tourism Rigzian Sampheal Saturday held a […]

Govt to enhance financial powers of Div Coms, Dy Commissioners

Govt to enhance financial powers of Div Coms, Dy Commissioners

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Administration in J&K mulls enhancing financial powers of the Divisional and Deputy Commissioners given their increasing role in development administration. This information was given at a meeting convened here today under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary to review the working of the newly created Expenditure Management Cell and […]

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