RBI says Rs 2,000 notes totalling Rs 9,760 cr still with public

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday said nearly 97.26 per cent of the Rs 2,000 bank notes have been returned to the banking system, and only about Rs 9,760 crore worth of the notes are still with the public. On May 19, the RBI announced the withdrawal of Rs 2,000 denomination bank […]

ATF price cut by 4.6 pc; commercial LPG rate hiked by Rs 21

New Delhi: Jet fuel or ATF price was on Friday slashed by 4.6 per cent – the second reduction in one month – while commercial cooking gas (LPG) rate was raised by Rs 21 per 19-kg cylinder in line with international benchmarks. However, price of domestic LPG – used in household kitchens for cooking purposes […]

India to host 3-day global technology summit

New Delhi: India will host a three-day global summit from Monday with a focus on data protection, export controls and technology and its impact on geopolitics. The summit will also deliberate on new and emerging technologies, digital public infrastructure and cross-cutting policy issues related to innovation and national security. The theme of the Global Technology […]

Pensioners generate 1.15 crore digital life certificates: Centre

New Delhi: As many as 1.15 crore digital life certificates were generated by pensioners across the country during the recently concluded special campaign, an official statement issued on Friday said. Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh complimented the Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare for the successful conclusion of […]

Key infra sectors growth up at 12.1 pc in Oct

New Delhi: The output of eight key infrastructure sectors rose by 12.1 per cent in October 2023 against 0.7 per cent expansion in the year-ago period, according to the official data released on Thursday. All the sectors except for fertiliser recorded healthy production growth in the month under review. The core sector (coal, crude oil, […]

SKUAST-K kick starts management dev program on mushroom cultivations in Ganderbal

Srinagar: A weeklong existing management development program (E-MDP) on ‘Low-Cost Mushroom Cultivation: A Livelihood Prospect for Rural Youth’ conducted by Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir commenced on Thursday. The program is organised by SKUAST-K’s Krishi Vikas Kendra, Ganderbal under the sponsorship of the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, […]

SKUAST-K holds seminar on student-teacher relationship

Srinagar, Nov 30: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir held a motivational seminar ‘Moral, Ethical Values & Teacher Student Relationship’ at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Shuhama campus. The one-day event was organised by the varsity’s Division of Animal Genetics and Breeding (AGB) under the sponsorship of the ICAR-World […]

SKUAST-K holds awareness program on agri-business in Kulgam

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir held an awareness program on ‘Agri-Business Consultancy for Employment of Rural Youth and Services’ in Kulgam. The awareness was organised by SKUAST-K’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kulgam under the Innovative Extension Approaches for Promoting Agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir Project of the Holistic Agriculture Development Program […]

SKUAST-K conducts training on quality improvement in spices in Pulwama

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir conducted a ‘Quality Improvement Training Program on Spices’ at Pulwama on Thursday. The program was organised by SKUAST-K’s Krishi Vikas Kendra, Pulwama in collaboration with the Spice Board of India’s Regional Office, Srinagar. The aim of the training was to acquaint participants with the multifaceted […]

SKUAST-K holds two advanced management programs on food safety, postharvest handling

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir on Wednesday held inaugural-cum-valedictory function of two advanced management development programs (A-MDPs) on food safety, quality management, and postharvest handling and preservation of horticulture produce. Director, Education, SKUAST-K, Prof MAA Siddiqui, presented an in-depth analysis of India’s food production landscape. He urged the division to […]

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