Drabu criticises Manmohan Singh’s economic reforms

Drabu criticises Manmohan Singh’s economic reforms

SRINAGAR: JK Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu on Friday said that the economic reforms introduced by India’s former finance minister Manmohan Singh did not take states on board, unlike the BJP-led government’s GST reform which is based on consensus of all state governments. Speaking at a roundtable of state finance ministers organised by the Indian daily, […]

Drabu’s strategy for Anantnag bypoll

Drabu’s strategy for Anantnag bypoll

Srinagar: Senior PDP leader and Finance Minister  Haseeb Drabu also party in-charge of south Kashmir parliamentary constituency held a marathon meeting of the party legislators including MLAs and MLCs of South Kashmir parliamentary constituency comprising Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts to redraw the strategy for the upcoming bye elections to Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency […]

PDP will emerge victorious, says Drabu

PDP will emerge victorious, says Drabu

Pulwama: Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu, who is camping in Pulwama for the past fortnight in order to campaign for PDP candidate Tasaduq Mufti on Saturday, said that his party was confident of victory. “The people will vote in large numbers for PDP,” Drabu said. adding the PDP has been a movement with an explicit […]

‘Will support to Houseboat owners to better services’

‘Will support to Houseboat owners to better services’

SRINAGAR: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu on Friday said the houseboats aren’t just business establishments but part of Kashmiri culture and heritage which needs to be preserved and propagated emphasising that government help to Houseboat owners in order to turn their services better and professional. “The Kashmiri houseboats remain important to local economic growth […]

Drabu to head EC of North Zone FMs

Drabu to head EC of North Zone FMs

NEW DELHI:  Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu has been appointed Chairman of the Empowered Committee of the Finance Ministers of the North Zone. According to a communiqué issued by the Inter-State Council Secretariat here, Dr Drabu will be heading the Empowered Committee of the Finance Ministers of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and […]

J&K Bank family protection savings scheme launched

J&K Bank family protection savings scheme launched

Srinagar: J&K Bank needs to move ahead of financial inclusion, which it has been doing commendably well, and create a comprehensive framework for deepening of financial services within the state. And the bank’s Family Protection Savings Account can be a good beginning in this regard as it’s quite a good liability side product. J&K Minister […]

PNB-MetLife, CRY take e-learning facilities to remote Pulwama

PNB-MetLife, CRY take e-learning facilities to remote Pulwama

PULWAMA: As a significant move towards promoting e-learning and introducing students in far-flung areas to interactive digital knowledge platform, J&K Finance Minister , Dr Haseeb Drabu on Wednesday launched hi-tech computer labs in government schools of Qasbayar and Sangarwani in district Pulwama, an official spokesman said. These computer centres have been established by multinational insurance […]

JK overhauling it’s fiscal management: FinMin

JK overhauling it’s fiscal management: FinMin

JAMMU: Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu Tuesday  said the government is taking steps for a complete overhaul of fiscal management to move away from the primordial, archaic type of financial setup to a Modern Financial System. The Minister said this after inaugurating the new Finance Complex at Muthi, Jammu. Commissioner […]

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