Reorganisation of Com Tax Deptt on anvil

JAMMU: Commercial Taxes Department is to witness reorganization to enable it to cover new districts and overloaded areas by independent assessment circles, Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather said Thursday. The proposed reorganization may also enable us to keep Lakhanpur Check Post open for import of taxable goods almost on a round the clock basis. The […]

Delay in payments irks Hardepanzoo ReTs

SRINAGAR: The ReTs working in Hardepanzoo in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Thursday expressed displeasure over the delay in payment of school funds and their salaries. A delegation of ReTs told Kashmir Reader that the government is yet to release their salaries and the funds pertaining to Mid-Day meal scheme. “We have been running from pillar […]

Another feather in Parvez Rasool’s cap

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir skipper Parvez Rasool’s ever growing stocks had a massive lift Thursday, with the all-rounder emerging as one of the high profile picks among the uncapped players on the second and final day of Indian Premier League auction held at Bangalore. The Bijbehara lad fetched whopping Rs 9.5 million (95 lakh) with […]

Govt writes off more than Rs 2000 cr PSE debt

JAMMU: Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Thursday announced that government will write off all the debt of the state owned public sector enterprises to provide them chance for revival. “To bring in improvements in the performance of our debt ridden PSEs who survive on budgetary support from government having no capacity to re-pay such liabilities […]

J&K Budget 2014-15 today

J&K Budget 2014-15 today

JAMMU: To present the annual budget today, Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Wednesday gave final touches to    Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Wednesday finalised the Budget 2014-15 at Civil Secretariat, here. This will be 6th in a row Rather will be presenting 6th budget . This is the 6th budget in a row Rather is […]

Planning Deptt releases Rs 19900 crore in 3 years

JAMMU: Minister for Planning and Development, Ajay Sadhotra informed the House Wednesday that Planning and Development Department has released an amount of Rs 19,900 crore during last three financial years under different sectors in the State. Replying to a question by Mohammad Sharief Niaz, the minister said that an amount of Rs 6000 crore was […]

Women’s Corporation loan disbursement crosses Rs 80 cr mark

Jammu: The J&K State Women Development Corporation Wednesday crossed Rs 80 crore loan disbursements with Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo giving away cheques worth Rs 86 lakh to loanees during a awareness camp cum loan mela held at Kalyanpora, Zhiri, here, according to an official statement. This initiative of the Corporation has enabled more […]

No ration cards for new families: Government

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday said that no ration cards will be issued to new families, as government of India is providing food grains on the basis of projected population of year 2000 while the population has increased much more since then. While replying to a question in the House, The Consumer and Public […]

Young entrepreneurs launch web-portal for tourism promotion

Young entrepreneurs launch web-portal for tourism promotion

SRINAGAR: To provide easy access and better services to tourists and travelers in Jammu and Kashmir, a local destination marketing organization launched a web portal ‘TravelNshop’ in collaboration with Tourism Department, Kashmir on Wednesday here at a local hotel. Joint Director Tourism Mohd Hussain Mir in presence of Deputy Director Tourism, Shabir Hussain Bhat, Assistant […]

J&K Economic Survey-2014 released

JAMMU: Governement on Wednesday released the Economic Survey-2014 in both the houses of legislature. Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather laid a copy of the survey in Legislative Assembly, whereas CAPD Minister Chaudhary Mohammad Ramzan laid the survey at Legislative Council. Government every year a day prior to releasing the annual budget, release the survey to […]