Anantnag registers 5120 construction labourers for benefits

SRINAGAR: District Anantnag has registered 5120 construction workers for providing them benefits offered by the government under Labour Department, an official spokesperson said on Friday. According to the spokesperson, a meeting of Labour Department and representatives of Constructional Workers Union was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Farooq Ahmad Lone in which […]

Govt vows to take action against traders selling counterfeit Kashmir arts

Govt vows to take action against traders selling counterfeit Kashmir arts

JAMMU: Saying that state’s world famous crafts are its real identity, the Minister of State for Industries and Commerce Sajad Ahmad Kichloo Thursday said that all the required measures will be taken for protection and promotion of handicrafts industry in the state. He also said strict action will be taken against those dealers, who are […]

J&K to switch over to e-stamping

JAMMU: Saying goodbye to physical stamps, Jammu and Kashmir government has entered into an agreement with Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL) to introduced e-stamps in the state. The e-stamping is a computer based latest technology with advanced security features for paying non-judicial stamp duty to the government, an official spokesperson said. The Commissioner […]

SFC earns `98 cr on sale of timber in 2013

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Forest Corporation (JKSFC) has earned an amount of Rs 97.95 Crore on sale of 18.56 lakh cubic feet timber during the current financial year till ending December. This information was given at a meeting of the Committee on Public Undertakings of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly held here on […]

Agri Business Centre opened in Budgam

BUDGAM: Director Agriculture Peerzada Mushtaq Ahmad Wednesday inaugurated an Agriculture Business Centre here. Interacting with the farmers on the occasion, Peerzada said that machinery shall be made available to farmers on hire basis, enabling them to curtail the labour component by use of farm mechanization so that agricultural economy gets boost. Giving the details of […]

Axis Bank to facilitate RTGS, NEFT services for State Cooperative Bank

Axis Bank to facilitate RTGS, NEFT services for State Cooperative Bank

SRINAGAR: The customers of the J&K State Cooperative Bank (JKSCB) will soon be able to avail services like real-time gross settlement (RTGS) and National Electronics Fund Transfer (NEFT) after the bank has made an arrangement with Axis Bank to facilitate the services. The two banks that on Tuesday entered into agreement wherein Axis Bank would […]

Khidmat Center holders on indefinite protest

Jammu: To press for their demands, Khidmat center holders, working for National e-Governance Project, Tuesday held protest at press club here. Khidmat Center holders (VLE), under banner of Common Service Center Association, were protesting against J&K Bank, state government and concerned agencies for not implementing of NEGP in the state and failing to provide the […]

Four Kashmir girl students develop android app for Aryans

Srinagar: Four girls of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh from Jammu and Kashmir have developed an android app that would help the Aryans Group to have Paper-free campus. Rumaisa, Zeenat, Sadiya and Yusra under the leadership of Manpreet Mann, HOD (Projects), Aryans Group have developed the app, which can be downloaded from Google Playstore and […]

Wani elected president Pampore saffron growers association

PAMPORE: Abdul Majid Wani, a well know businessman here, was Tuesday elected as president of the All Saffron Growers Development Marketing Cooperative Association. The election was held at Saffron Forum, Dusoo here after the previous president completed his tenure of three year. The contest for the post of president was held between Ghulam Nabi Reshi, […]

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