Poultry industry’s profitability to improve in FY17

Poultry industry’s profitability to improve in FY17

MUMBAI: The domestic poultry industry’s profitability is expected to improve sharply in FY17 majorly benefiting from lower soymeal prices, a report has said. Domestic poultry industry is expected to register sharp improvement in profitability in FY17 majorly supported by lower soymeal prices in H2 FY17 and remunerative broiler and table egg realisations during Q1 FY17. […]

GoI gives Rs 153.5 crore to 10 lakh users for embracing digital payments

GoI gives Rs 153.5 crore to 10 lakh users for embracing digital payments

SRINAGAR: The GoI on Tuesday said it has disbursed over Rs 153.5 crore as reward money to nearly 10 lakh users for promoting digital payments across the country under different schemes. In a statement issued by PIB, Maharashtra topped the list in embracing digital payments followed by Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi. […]

‘Measures underway to give fillip to JK tourism’

‘Measures underway to give fillip to JK tourism’

JAMMU: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh Tuesday said that the government has initiated several measures for ensuring that the Tourism industry gets a fillip in the State besides a comprehensive programme is underway to augment the related infra. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with a deputation of the Jammu Hotels and Lodges […]

HDFC launches Secure Banking programme

HDFC launches Secure Banking programme

Jammu: HDFC Bank on Tuesday launched its Secure Banking programme at Jammu. The initiative is part of bank’s ongoing endeavor to create customer awareness about safe banking practices. The programme will be rolled out across 29 branches in Jammu to educate customers and create awareness among general public. At a function organized in the city, […]

Shopian CD ratio for Q3 stands at 99.94%

Shopian CD ratio for Q3 stands at 99.94%

SHOPIAN: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Manzoor Ahmad Qadri Tuesday chaired District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of various financial institutions operating in the district and achievements made under District Credit Plan. The meeting was informed that the Credit-Deposit (CD) Ratio for third quarter stands at 99.94 percent, while as deposits over […]

With Rs 240 crore investment, JK urban poor to get 4915 houses

With Rs 240 crore investment, JK urban poor to get 4915 houses

Srinagar: The GoI on Monday under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme (Urban) for Jammu & Kashmir approved construction of 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr. The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation under this scheme gave a nod to construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the […]

‘Housing sales fall 31 pc; launches dip 40 pc in Dec qtr’

‘Housing sales fall 31 pc; launches dip 40 pc in Dec qtr’

New Delhi: Housing sales fell by 31 per cent while launches dipped 40 per cent in eight major cities during the December quarter, over previous three months, due to market uncertainty post-demonetisation, says a report. The stock of unsold houses however fell marginally by 1 per cent to 4,53,592 units in Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, […]

Develop potato farming on modern lines in JK: Min

Develop potato farming on modern lines in JK: Min

SAMBA: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh Monday visited Sheerai Chak area in Samba area to take stock of the potato farms. The Minister while taking stock of the potato farms in Samba area said that farmers should  be trained and potato farms must be developed on modern lines. He said that […]

Regal Chowk Traders allege area being neglected

Regal Chowk Traders allege area being neglected

Srinagar: The Regal Chowk Traders Association has complained that the market continues to be in slump mainly due to administrative apathy even as the RCTA sought personal intervention of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The RCTA in a handout said a few hours of downpour is enough to leave the marketplace waterlogged whereas dewatering has been […]

Minister flags off farmers tour to Himachal

Minister flags off farmers tour to Himachal

JAMMU: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli Monday  flagged off a tour of farmers who will be visiting Himachal Pradesh to get acquainted with the latest technology in Dairy & Poultry Farming. The visit is being conducted by the division of Extension Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Jammu under the ATMA Scheme. Interacting […]