Economy

Advisor Ganai meets DG Tourism, Govt of India

Advisor Ganai meets DG Tourism, Govt of India

NEW DELHI: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, met the Director General, Union Ministry of Tourism, Satyajit Rajan, here today and discussed various measures for the promotion of tourism in J&K. The meeting was also attended by Principal Resident Commissioner, J&K, Dheeraj Gupta. During the meeting, the DG assured the Advisor that the Ministry […]

State Taxes deptt realizes fine of Rs 8.76 lakh from defaulters

State Taxes deptt realizes fine of Rs 8.76 lakh from defaulters

SRINAGAR: A team of State Tax Officers and Inspectors of State Taxes Department today realized nearly nine lakh rupees from defaulters in Budgam district. In a press release issued here, the department collected an amount of Rs 8.76 lakhs from seven dealers under the provision of section 74 of the J&K GST Act 2017 and […]

Fruit production major contributor to JK’s economic health: Advisor Ganai

Fruit production major contributor to JK’s economic health: Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR: In a bid to aware the fruit growers about the latest inventions and achievements in the field of horticulture and to inform them about various schemes, Department of Horticulture, Kashmir today organized a State-level Growers Meet, here at SKICC. The conference was attended by around 400 growers from various districts of the Kashmir valley, […]

States’ Startup Ranking: Jammu & Kashmir an emerging state

States’ Startup Ranking: Jammu & Kashmir an emerging state

New Delhi: The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced results of thefirst ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018 at an event in New Delhi today. DIPP began this exercise from January, 2016. States have been identified as leaders across various categories such as Start-up policy leaders, incubation hubs, seeding innovation, scaling innovation, regulatory change […]

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

Srinagar: In line with its vision of social empowerment, J&K Bank donated an ambulance to Gousia Shafakhana and Diagnostic Center – a non-profit organisation – working under the aegis of Idaara Auqaf Gousia Saraibala under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program. After paying obeisance at the revered shrine of Hazrat Shiekh Adbul Qadir Jeelani (RA) at […]

JKSRTC Union delegation meets Union Minister

JKSRTC Union delegation meets Union Minister

NEW DELHI: Chairman JKSRTC Employees Union Wajahat Durrani along with office bearers of the Union called on Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Purihere today. The SRTC Employees Union sought provision and allotment of land in Delhi to ensure better transport facility to the commuters within and outside of J&K. […]

Withdrawing subsidy on sugar is anti-poor: Dr. Farooq

Withdrawing subsidy on sugar is anti-poor: Dr. Farooq

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday censured the incumbent governor administration’s move to end disbursement of subsidized sugar to states BPL consumers. According to a statement issued here, Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah while expressing his dismay over  withdrawing sugar subsidy said that ending subsidy on sugar will adversely affect the poor and […]

Govt to have powers to appoint Administrator, Professional Board for Cooperative Banks

Govt to have powers to appoint Administrator, Professional Board for Cooperative Banks

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved amendments to the Jammu and Kashmir Cooperative Societies Act, 1989. The Bill seeks to replace the J&K Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 promulgated by the Hon’ble Governor on 14.06.2018. The amendments will enable the Government to constitute a Board of Management or […]