Economy

Tourism Department participates in Tourism Shows in Russia

Tourism Department participates in Tourism Shows in Russia

SRINAGAR: In order to attract more foreign tourists, Department of Tourism Kashmir participated in travel and tourism shows in Moscow and St Petersburg, which was organized by the Union Ministry of Tourism. Thousands of the travel agents from different parts of the globe including India participated in tourism shows held at the hotel The Ritz-Carlton, […]

J&K Bank’s CSR/Go-Green Initiative in Kashmir University

J&K Bank’s CSR/Go-Green Initiative in Kashmir University

Srinagar: Ever since assuming the role of Chairman and CEO at J&K Bank, I have sincerely and seriously been working to forge partnerships with the leading academic institutions of the state. Staying focused on creating a strong industry-academia relationship, I strongly believe that mutual collaboration in the new fields of research and development will surely help […]

Kashmir Autumn Festival from Oct 25

Kashmir Autumn Festival from Oct 25

SRINAGAR: Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal today convened a meeting with the representatives of travel and hospitality sector here to chalk out the strategy for the successful conduct of the 3-day Kashmir Autumn Festival being held from October 25 to 27, 2018. The meeting decided that the inaugural day function and other events would be held […]

Advisor Ganai for promoting eco-friendly adventure tourism

Advisor Ganai for promoting eco-friendly adventure tourism

SRINAGAR: With soaring growth in leisure travel market, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said emphasis on “eco-friendly adventure tourism” is an effective and tangible way to give back to society. The Advisor said this during a meeting attended by Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal, Managing Director (MD) JK Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC) Asif Hamid […]

Increase employment opportunities, Banking outreach for credit penetration in far flung areas: Governor to JK Bank

Increase employment opportunities, Banking outreach for credit penetration in far flung areas: Governor to JK Bank

SRINAGAR: Parvez Ahmed, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Chairman informed Governor about the steps taken by the Bank for socio economic development of the state by improving the credit penetration in the productive sectors of economy. An ambitious expansion plan, he added, has been drawn by the Bank to […]

H&UDD seeks suggestions from stakeholders on draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

H&UDD seeks suggestions from stakeholders on draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

Srinagar: The Housing & Urban Development Department has sought suggestions/views of the stakeholders on State Policy and Solid Waste Management Strategy, 2017 and Draft Action Plan for Municipal Solid Waste Management J&K, 2018. According to a notification issued by the Department, the state government has prepared the Draft Action Plan for Municipal Solid Waste Management J&K-2018in […]

Navin chairs maiden meeting of HPC; 241 lingering projects approved for funding

Navin chairs maiden meeting of HPC; 241 lingering projects approved for funding

SRINAGAR: In a significant move, the ‘High-Powered Committee’ (HPC) for unfunded/languishing projects today approved 241 projects across Jammu and Kashmir worth Rs 570 crore to be recommended for funding through newly constituted J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC). The projects were approved at the maiden meeting of HPC convened under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Finance, […]

Tourism deptt organizes FAM tour for players of 4th Asian Pencak Silat Championship

Tourism deptt organizes FAM tour for players of 4th Asian Pencak Silat Championship

SRINAGAR: The Department of Tourism Kashmir Wednesday organized a familiarization (FAM) tour for over 200 international players from different countries who participated in the 4thAsian Pencak Silat Championship held in Srinagar. Around 250 players and officials from 10 countries including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines and India participated […]

Fuel price hike: Petrol hits record high of Rs, 88.1a litre in Sgr

Fuel price hike: Petrol hits record high of Rs, 88.1a litre in Sgr

Srinagar: Petrol and diesel prices in Srinagar rose to an all-time high with Rs, 88.1 and Rs 78.5 per litre respectively. The petrol owners here told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that Petrol price has increased 5.51 Rs/ltr since 28th Aug when it was 82.59 Rs/ltr, and Diesel price has increased 5.43 Rs/ltr since 28th Aug […]