DC Sgr visits SK Cricket Stadium; Takes stock of the I-Day arrangements

DC Sgr visits SK Cricket Stadium; Takes stock of the I-Day arrangements

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today, along with the senior civil and police officers, visited Sheri Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonwar, the venue selected for holding of main Independence Day-2018 function and took stock of the arrangements being put in place by various departments on the occasion. He discussed, on the spot, […]

Unidentified person dies in train accident

Unidentified person dies in train accident

Srinagar: Police Post Mazhama seeks help of the general public in identifying a person, who died yesterday in a train accident at Railway Track Mazhama. The deceased, about 23 years old, is wearing white T-Shirt and black trouser. The body of the deceased has been kept in the mortuary of PCR Kashmir for identification. Anybody […]

JK Govt restricts random creation of posts under Centrally Sponsored Schemes

JK Govt restricts random creation of posts under Centrally Sponsored Schemes

SRINAGAR: Following the decision of the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Shri N N Vohra, J&K Government today formally embargoed random creation of posts under Centrally Sponsored Schemes. “No post shall be created under any Centrally Sponsored Schemes, whether fully or partly funded, without prior concurrence of the Finance Department and the approval […]

Disbursement of Salaries: Govt issues series of instructions to ensure fiscal discipline

Disbursement of Salaries: Govt issues series of instructions to ensure fiscal discipline

SRINAGAR: To ensure fiscal discipline and proper budget management, the Government today issued a series of instructions regarding disbursement of the salaries of employees. “In terms of J&K Budget Manual, the salary budget is allocated only for the sanctioned staff strength. However, it has been noticed that departments are projecting requirements of funds for disbursement […]

Removal of Pay Anomalies: Finance Department issues formal SRO

Removal of Pay Anomalies: Finance Department issues formal SRO

SRINAGAR: Following the decision of the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Shri N N Vohra, regarding removal of Pay Anomalies, J&K Government today issued formal orders for revision of the pay scales of the Clerical Cadre in the State. “In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to Section-124 of the Constitution of […]

SAC approves amendments to J&K Panchayati Raj Act, 1989

SAC approves amendments to J&K Panchayati Raj Act, 1989

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here last evening under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra, approved amendments to the Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 to provide for consultation with Halqa Majlis before preparing the development plan for a Panchayat.         The decision is a step towards devolution of more powers to the people who will be […]

Governor invites experts for tackling Dal Lake issues

Governor invites experts for tackling Dal Lake issues

SRINAGAR: The spokesman of the Raj Bhavan has recalled that since the commencement of the Governor’s Rule, Governor N.N. Vohra has held two meetings to discuss the rapidly increasing congestion of the Dal Lake and, among the decisions taken, it was decided that manual de-weeding shall commence without any further delay. Spokesman further recalled that a proposal […]

Two militants killed in Kupwara encounter

Two militants killed in Kupwara encounter

Srinagar: Two militants were today killed in Khumriyal area of northern district of Kupwara, police said. Security forces today in the afternoon had established a Naka in the area. While the checking at the Naka point was going on, militants fired on the Naka party which was retaliated by the alert security forces. In a brief […]

Trade & Export Policy: JK to boost exports, create niche market for local products

Trade & Export Policy: JK to boost exports, create niche market for local products

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Government has come out with first-ever Trade & Export Policy to keep pace with the fast-changing economic relations developing around in the aftermath of trade liberalization and globalization. The J&K Trade & Export Policy (2018-28) drafted by the State’s Industries and Commerce Department in consultation with various stakeholders was last evening […]