Secy Floriculture reviews progress on ongoing projects

JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary Department of Floriculture, Parks & Gardens Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad, today reviewed the physical and financial progress of the ongoing projects of the department, here at a meeting of the senior functionaries. The meeting was attended by Director, Floriculture Jammu, K.S. Chib; Director Finance, Floriculture Department, Imtiaz Ahmad Wani; Executive Engineer, Department of […]

Navin Choudhury chairs meeting to review quality of pesticides

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Horticulture departments, Navin Kumar Choudhury, today chaired an officers meeting to review the quality of pesticides being provided to orchardists and farmers. The meeting was attended by Director Horticulture, Director Agriculture, Director Enforcement and other officers. The meeting discussed public complaints regarding the supply of substandard pesticides to the orchardists […]

VC KVIB chairs bankers meet

JAMMU: Vice Chairperson Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, today chaired Bankers meet to review progress under Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme and JK Rural Employment Generation Programme. The bankers, while presenting details about the number of cases sanctioned so far under both the schemes, informed that the pending cases under […]

NABARD reviews projects sanctioned under Farm Sector Promotion Fund in J&K

JAMMU: CGM NABARD, R K Srivastava, Friday reviewed the progress of the projects sanctioned under Farm Sector Promotion Fund in Jammu & Kashmir along with Vice Chancellor of SKAUST- Jammu, Dr. J P Sharma, and Vice Chancellor of SKAUST- Kashmir, Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad. Eminent Scientists implementing the projects at ground level across various districts of […]

LG releases Special Covers on Kangri, Kehwa by Department of Posts

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today released two Special covers on the themes- Kangri and Kehwa of the Postal Department here at the Raj Bhavan for promoting the cultural facets of Jammu and Kashmir. The Lt Governor congratulated all the officers of the Postal Department from J&K UT for coming out with these two special […]

Advisor Bhatnagar reviews progress of works on CIIIT Jammu

JAMMU: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today chaired a meeting to review the progress of ongoing works on Center for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) being set up at Government Polytechnic College Jammu in association with Tata Technologies. The meeting was attended by Director Skill Development Department, Sajad Hussain Ganai; Principal, Polytechnic […]

Ladakh 3rd among UTs in implementing scheme for street vendors

Leh: Ladakh has ranked third among all Union Territories in implementation of PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PMSVANidhi) scheme to support the street vendors adversely affected due to COVID-19, a senior official said on Wednesday. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs ranked Ladakh in top three UTs on the basis of its performance in […]

KCCI refutes reports of land acquired under Roshni Act

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Thursday refuted reports that it has been allotted land allotment under Roshni Act. A spokesperson of the KCCIstated that we have been allotted land on lease vide Government order No.REV(NDK)203 of 2000 Dated: 24-11-2000 and subsequently we are paying rent under the allotment. The Kashmir Chamber of […]

Quality and supply of pesticides insecticides in JK reviewed

Department in mission mode to ensure quality fertilizer and pesticides : Dir Agri Srinagar: To take review of quality and supply of pesticides in JK UT Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, who is also Controller Insecticides J&K held a meeting with representatives of Pesticides Dealers Jammu / Kashmir, Heads of various Insecticides / Pesticide […]

Awareness program about Lemon grass held

REASI: A Farmers’ awareness program on promotion and cultivation of Lemon grass was held here at village Pouni. A unique initiative has been started jointly by Agriculture Department, Indian Institute of Integrated Medicine (IIIM) Jammu and District Administration Reasi to promote the cultivation of Lemon grass in the Reasi district. The programme has been launched […]