‘Food-grains under PDS to reach consumers by 10th of every month’

‘Food-grains under PDS to reach consumers by 10th of every month’

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Tuesday said the consumers would get food-grains in the first 10 days of every month from March. In this regard, the Minister issued strict instructions to the officers saying that the government cannot afford that its consumers face any hardship due to […]

CUK VC holds placement drive under UDAAN

CUK VC holds placement drive under UDAAN

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Tuesday inaugurated training cum placement drive under GoI sponsored project UDAAN. The programme organized by the varsity’s Central Placement Cell was held in collaboration with Experis IT and was inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of the varsity Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir at its Nowgam-I Academic Block. Addressing the aspirants […]

Wire based industry aghast over govt move to scrap crate mesh use

SRINAGAR: Sicop Unit Holders Association Kashmir here have said that government’s decision to replace crate mesh with Gabion mesh will have adverse impact on factories manufacturing crate mesh rendering them non-operational. President of the association Masood Ali Wani, the fraternity is aghast on the decision of the department of Public Health Engineering and  Irrigation and […]

LED manufacturer fined for Legal Metrology Act violating

LED manufacturer fined for Legal Metrology Act  violating

SRINAGAR: Field Executives of Legal Metrology Department Tuesday conducted market inspection of various markets in Srinagar during which a non-local LED manufacturing company was penalized for violation of norms. The drive conducted under the supervision of Deputy Controller, Legal Metrology Department found that a Srinagar based retailer of electrical goods was selling LED panel lights […]

Govt to give boost to tourism projects in Jammu

Govt to give boost to tourism projects in Jammu

JAMMU: Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi Monday told the Legislative Assembly various initiatives have been to boost tourism activities in Jammu region. She said multiple potential tourist destinations have been identified in the region and simultaneous work is underway on various fronts to bring Jammu up as a prime independent tourism destination besides […]

‘Jammu artificial lake an integrated tourism project’

‘Jammu artificial lake an integrated tourism project’

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Monday said the Artificial Lake in Jammu is an integrated project being executed by the Irrigation & Flood Control Department, Housing and Urban Development Department and the Tourism Department. Responding to the queries of the media-persons outside the Legislature complex regarding the progress of the project, the Minister said […]

‘Kashmir has immense potential in adventure tourism’

‘Kashmir has immense potential in adventure tourism’

SRINAGAR: First of its kind, two-day off-road snow fete concluded at famous ski-resort of Gulmarg after witnessing enthusiastic participation. The event aimed to promote adventure tourism and other off-road activities was held as a part of snow adventure tourism by Kashmir Off Road in collaboration with Tourism Department from January 21-22, 2017. The off-road snow […]

GM puts its 1 billion dollar plan for India on hold

GM puts its 1 billion dollar plan for India on hold

NEW DELHI: Struggling to make a turnaround in India, General Motors has put on hold its investments on new models for the country as the US auto major undertakes a full review of its future product portfolio here. The company, which had in 2015 announced plans to invest USD 1 billion to enhance manufacturing operations […]

Govt orders creation of 4 new Tourism Development Authorities

Govt orders creation of 4 new Tourism Development Authorities

JAMMU: Tourism Department has ordered establishment four more Tourism Development Authorities so that more place can be equipped with latest infrastructural edifice for development as attractive and alluring tourist destinations. With the creation of new TDAs, the total number of such Authorities has gone up to 24. The new development authorities are Shopian-Peer-ki-Gali Development Authority, […]

Food business operators fined for safety violation

Food business operators fined for safety violation

SRINAGAR: According to Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, seven food business operators were fined in the summer capital for safety violation by Adjudicating Officer (ADC Srinagar). The erring food business operators were fined Rs 92000 for selling substandard and misbranded food articles. The Assistant Commissioner said that food safety wing of Drugs and Food Control […]

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