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 […]

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to launch online facility for settlement of claims, including EPF withdrawal and pension fixation, by May this year to put an end to tedious paper work by its members. At present, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) receive close to 1 crore applications manually for settlement of […]