PMUY consumers to get free cylinder refill for next 3 months

SRINAGAR: The beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme will get free cylinder refill for the next three months as per the announcement made by the government of India. Parvaiz Ahmad Khan, sales manager of Indian oil corporation (OIC) told Kashmir Reader that there are166058 PMUY customers in Kashmir and 4730 customers in Ladakh. […]

Lockdown deepens woes of automobile dealers: Report

NEW DELHI: The nationwide lockdown has deepened woes of automobile dealers as the coronavirus pandemic crippling most economic and commercial activities will negatively impact demand for automobiles, according to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). The Supreme Court’s order on March 27 to allow automobile dealers, except in the National Capital Region, to sell 10 per […]

Online brokerages see spurt in business amid nationwide lockdown

NEW DELHI : At a time when traditional brokers are struggling to continue their services due to nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, online brokerages, including Upstox, 5paisa.com and Angel Broking, have seen a spurt in business. The current crisis seems to be a blessing in disguise for these brokerages, as their […]

Life insurance policy holders get 30 days more to pay premium

NEW DELHI : Regulator Irdia has provided an additional 30-day grace period for policyholders to pay premium on life insurance policies, whose renewal date fall in March and April amid the lockdown to fight against coronavirus pandemic. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has already provided additional time for payment of renewal premium […]

Government allows transportation of high-density plants in Valley to avoid losses

Government allows transportation of high-density plants in Valley to avoid losses

Shopian: The government has decided to allow transportation of plant and root stock meant for high-density plantation of apples to avoid economic losses to growers. But growers have to follow strict guidelines set by the authorities to stop spread of Covid-19. Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat told Kashmir Reader that growers and private agencies […]

Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir see their dreams being shattered by unending lockdown

Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir see their dreams being shattered by unending lockdown

Srinagar: Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir who had recently started businesses that depended on the internet for marketing or for online orders are now in despair as last year’s lockdown has been followed by the COVID 19 lockdown in the valley. After completing her bachelor’s in business administration from Kashmir University, Huma Amin had started […]

J&K Bank steps up relief initiatives

Customers most important stakeholders: CMD

J&K Bank steps up relief initiatives

Srinagar: Upping its efforts to help mitigate the problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in J&K and Ladakh, Zonal Heads of J&K Bank have been authorised to distribute ration to the poor and needy people in case there are such cases with dire need. “Cluster Heads have also been advised to provide masks to the […]

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