Exports up in December at $23.9 billion

Exports up in December at $23.9 billion

NEW DELHI: India’s exports continued to grow for the fourth straight month in December 2016, expanding by 5.72 per cent to $23.9 billion compared to $22.6 billion in the same month of previous year. Imports too rose by 0.46 per cent to $34.25 billion during the month under review, leaving a trade deficit of $10.36 […]

Awareness programme on cashless transactions held

Awareness programme on cashless transactions held

SHOPIAN: A day-long ‘Go Digital Go Cashless’ awareness programme jointly organized by the district administration and Lead Bank was held Thursday  at Shopian. Deputy Commissioner Shopian, who was chief guest on the occasion, deliberated upon benefits of cashless transactions. He called upon bankers to take a lead in creating awareness about the digital payments systems […]

Digi Dhan awarness camp organized

Digi Dhan awarness camp organized

JAMMU: A Digi Dhan awareness camp was organized by Rural Development Department in coordination with Revenue Department at Nardi in tehsil Maira Mandrian. Tehsildar Maira Mandrian K K Sharma , Block Development Officer Maira Mandrian, Dr Amil Khateeb , Manager J&K Grameen Bank, officers of Rural Development and Revenue Department, staff members of Government Higher […]

Valley industrialists form a new association

Valley industrialists form a new association

SRINAGAR: Young Industrialist of Valley forged a new association called Consortium of Young Industrialists. In a press release here it said that the forum comprises of young industrialists across all the industrial estate of valley. The focus of forum will be improving ease of business ranking of state, mitigate problem faced by young industrialist entrant […]

Foreign tourist arrival up 56.6% in Dec 2016

Foreign tourist arrival up 56.6% in Dec 2016

NEW DELHI: Over 1.62 lakh foreigners arrived in India last month on e-tourist visa, registering a growth of 56.6 per cent, with the UK continuing to occupy the top slot availing the facility. UK continues to occupy the top slot with 22.4 per cent, followed by the US (16.4 per cent) and Russia (7.7 per […]

Minister reviews arrangements for Snow Carnivals

Minister reviews arrangements for Snow Carnivals

JAMMU: Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Priya Sethi Wednesday convened a meeting to review infrastructure and other arrangements being put in place for holding snow carnivals in the state at Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Patnitop. Secretary Tourism Farooq Ahmad Shah, Managing Director JKTDC, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Managing Director State Cable Car Corporation Shamim […]

India, Israel strengthening Agri cooperation

India, Israel strengthening Agri cooperation

NEW DELHI: Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday met Israeli delegation led by the Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Israel, Uri Ariel to discuss issues relating to bilateral cooperation in agriculture between India and Israel. Both sides expressed satisfaction over the progress made in cooperation in the agriculture and allied […]

J&K Bank holds Digi Dhan camp

J&K Bank holds Digi Dhan camp

Srinagar: J&K Bank on Wednesday organized a Digi Dhan and cashless business awareness camp in Jammu University with the aim to promote awareness about the digital ways of doing transactions which essentially involves cashless transactions. The arrangements were made by the Bank for on spot opening of accounts, issuance of debit cards, credit cards, registration […]

FC Agri reviews CSS implementation

FC Agri reviews CSS implementation

JAMMU: Financial Commissioner, Agriculture Production Department, Pramod Jain chaired a meeting of officers of Agriculture Department, CAD, Sericulture and Agro Industries Corporation to review the progress on implementation of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the State. Director Agriculture Jammu A K Malhotra, Director Agriculture Kashmir Showkat Ahmed Beigh, Director Command Area Manisha Sharma, Director Sericulture […]