Valley Pashmina artisans ask for making GI labeling mandatory

Valley Pashmina artisans ask for making GI labeling mandatory

Srinagar: The Tahafuz Society, an amalgam of Kashmiri artisan groups working for safeguarding Kashmir handicraft and its traditional manufacturing process has asked that government to make Geographical Indication (GI) labeling in Pashmina mandatory. This labeling if made mandatory according to the society will end the rule of fake and substandard Pashmina in the market. This […]

‘Centralise GI certification’

‘Centralise GI certification’

JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce  Department, Shailendra Kumar on Tuesday called  carrying G. I. certification of handicraft products at a single lab. He said this at the release of “A Tribute to The Golden Hands”, maiden  pictorial calendar of Handicrafts Department dedicated to the artisans of the state  was released here . He directed […]

Fertiliser wholesalers to update supplies through monitoring portal

Fertiliser wholesalers to update supplies through monitoring portal

SRINAGAR:  Agriculture department will ask  Fertiliser wholesalers  to link with Mobile Fertiliser Management System (mFMS) portal to update their supply and stock position on weekly basis. This was disclosed during a review by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Aijaz Andrabi Agriculture with officials and Fertiliser marketing companies here on implementation of  mFMS besides stocking and availability […]

IT issues notices to over 54,000 in JK for not filing tax returns

JAMMU: The income tax department has issued over 54,000 non-compliance notices in Jammu and Kashmir to the people who have not filed their income tax returns. “The income tax department has issued over 54,000 non- compliance notices to people who have failed to file their income tax returns for the past several assessment years,” state […]

JK Bank holds awareness programmes

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank has conducted an awareness cum training camp at Kangan Ganderbal. Lead Bank Office Ganderbal organized the camp in collaboration with ITI Kangan wherein scores of trainees and the teaching staff of the institute besides Lead District Manager and officials from the bank’s Kangan branch, RSETI Ganderbal and government agencies including EDI participated. […]

‘India home to 2.36 lakh millionaires’

NEW DELHI: India is home to the fourth largest population of millionaires in the Asia Pacific region, with 2.36 lakh such high net worth individuals, while Japan topped the list with 12.60 lakh people, a report says. According to the Asia Pacific 2016 Wealth Report, by New World Wealth, India was ranked among the top […]

In JK 19 districts have made NFSA data compatible

In JK 19 districts have made NFSA data compatible

JAMMU: The government on Monday said that 19 districts in the state have been able to make NFSA data compatible for ensuring the proper implementation of the Act in the state. The information was given during a review meeting convened by Secretary CAPD   Saurabh Bhagat  to discuss the modalities for implementation of the Act  in […]

JKEDI Kathua organizes three weeks EDP

KATHUA: A three week capacity building and skill development Entrepreneurship Development Training Programme (EDP)  was organized by JKEDI at Kathua. The programme has been organized for the educated unemployed youth  from Kathua District in particular, which would help them to establish their employment generating ventures in different sectors like manufacturing, services, tourism and agriculture. DDC […]