Focus on convergence with line departments for optimum outcome: MD JKRLM

SRINAGAR: Mission Director, Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM), Indu Kanwal Chib, today chaired a meeting to review and discuss various initiatives being taken up under the Mission for empowerment of rural women of the Union Territory. The meeting was attended by Additional Mission Director, JKRLM Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, National Mission Manager Livelihoods, […]

Thana Divas observed in Pampore, Bandipora

SRINAGAR: Local residents of Saffron Town Pampore and adjoining areas raised various public issues including drug menace, Sumo Service from Pampore to Srinagar via Athwajan during Police Thana Diwas meeting which was chaired by Senior Superintendent of Police Awantipora Mohammad Yousuf along with SDPO Pampore Mir Imtiyaz Ahmad and SHO Pampore Adil Ashraf held at […]

J&K Govt according prime focus on ensuring adequate, affordable medicare to people at doorsteps

UT has one of the highest budget allocations in the country SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government is working tirelessly to augment and expand healthcare network in the Union Territory so that the ailing populace is facilitated with best medicare at their doorsteps. Abrogation of Article 370 from the erstwhile state further accelerated the growth and […]

Two-day training programme on ‘Referral Services for Substance Abuse’ begins at KU

Srinagar: The Department of Social Work (DoSW) University of Kashmir organised a two-day training programme on identification and referral services for substance abuse. Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Dean Research KU Prof Irshad A Nawchoo, Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir and Consultant Alfred Gnanaolivu attended the inaugural session as special guests on […]

Doctors perform second rare ‘En Caul’ surgery at DH Budgam

Srinagar,: Doctors at DH Budgam today performed the second ‘En Caul birth’ procedure, an extremely rare delivery and it is the second such procedure to take place in Kashmir. It was the second case of En Caul birth in the valley at full-term pregnancy 40 weeks with baby weight 3.3 kg was performed at the […]

MD NHM reviews Maternal, Child Death Surveillance Response, C-Section audit in J&K

SRINAGAR: Mission Director, National Health Mission, Yasin M Choudhary, today chaired a meeting to review Maternal and Child Death Surveillance besides C-Section audit in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended online by concerned HoDs of Associated Hospitals of GMCs, Chief Medical Officers and Medical Superintendents of District Hospitals including new GMCs, Programme Management Units […]

Int’l Nurses Day DHSK hails contribution of nurses

SRINAGAR: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather today hailed the contribution of nurses on International Nurses Day serving in all the hospitals across Kashmir. The day is held to commemorate birth anniversary of “Florence Nightingale” pioneer of modern nursing and this years’ theme is “Nurses- A Voice to Lead- Invest in Nursing and […]

DHSK visits Ganderbal, inspects ongoing Mega Health Camps

On second day, doctors conduct 247 surgeries Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather today visited Ganderbal to inspect the ongoing Mega Health Camps and on the second consecutive day, a total of 247 surgeries were conducted in four hospitals in Kashmir. Rotary international districts 3131, 3132, 3060, 3070, are jointly conducting the […]

SKUAST-K celebrates ‘International Day of Plant Health’

Experts caution about importing plant material via e-Commerce Srinagar: Experts at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology of Kashmir Thursday warned about importing plant material through e-commerce channels without proper quarantine and phytosanitary controls as such products have high chances of spreading various diseases. The experts were speaking at an event held to commemorate […]

Tourism Department cracks whip on erring service providers

Deptt. slaps fine on Lalit, Taj for exorbitant rates, other service deficiencies SRINAGAR: Continuing with its efforts to check overpricing of tourism services by service providers, a team of officers of the Tourism Department conducted checks of various hotels in the city to check the services and their pricing being offered to visitors. During the […]