Market checking conducted at Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Baramulla, Farooq Ahmad Baba on Tuesday conducted marketing checking at various locations of Baramulla. The checking was aimed to ensure the quality and price control and to keep vigil on erring traders. During the inspection, the checking team realised fine of Rs.21,000 from various shopkeepers violating legal regulations. The team […]

Fisheries dept organises farmers’ exposure tour

BANDIPORA: Department of Fisheries Bandipora organised an intra-district exposure-cum-training tour for a group of 25 progressive fish farmers of the district on Tuesday. The group will visit different fish farms of the district including government as well as private fish units to learn the ways and means adopted for better fish production, read an official […]

‘ePDS to bring transparency in JK’

‘ePDS to bring transparency in JK’

JAMMU: Stressing upon implementing agencies to strictly adhere to set timelines for completion of Electronic Public Distribution System (ePDS) in the state, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Monday directed M/S Linkwell Telesystems Pvt Ltd to “work in mission mode and make coordinated efforts to […]

Latest techniques to boost floriculture commercially

Latest techniques to boost floriculture commercially

PULWAMA: A five-day training programme on commercial floriculture started here on Monday at KVK Malangpora. The programme is being organised by Floriculture Department in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Malangpora. Dr Fayaz Ahmad, Coordinator KVK Malangpora, district floriculture officer other concerned and a large number of progressive farmers were present on the occasion. Speaking […]

J&K Bank organises DBS workshop at Bandipora

J&K Bank organises DBS workshop at Bandipora

BANDIPORA: The Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Monday organised a day-long workshop on ‘Digital Banking System’ at Bandipora. The workshop was attended by Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) of various departments. The main objective of the workshop was to provide awareness regarding the policy of shifting of manual banking to digital/e-banking, an official handout read. […]

Bandipora records 41,000 kgs of cocoon production, Rs 90.46 lakh income during 2017-18

BANDIPORA: The Department of Sericulture, Bandipora organised a day-long farmers training programme at Sericulture Farm Hatmulla here on Monday. The programme aimed at providing technical know-how to the participants for better cocoon production was held under Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme in which a large number of silk rearers participated. Deputy Director Sericulture briefed […]

600 youth registered, 100 placed at ‘Mega Job Fair’ in Poonch

POONCH: Employment & Counseling Centre Poonch organised a ‘Mega Job Fair’ at Government Degree College Poonch on Monday The fair saw participation from large number of private sector employers, security and other services agencies. More than 600 youth were registered with District Employment & Counseling Centre during the fair. More than 100 placements were also […]

J&K Council chief taps Pune firms for limestone, marble mining

J&K Council chief taps Pune firms for limestone, marble mining

PUNE: The Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council Chairman, Haji Anayat Ali has informally invited Pune companies to explore the possibility of extracting marble and limestone in Kargil district which has vast reserves of these natural stones. Haji Anayat Ali, who hails from Kargil district in the Ladakh region of the border state, recently met members […]

Initiatives undertaken by govt in agri sector historic: DY CM

Initiatives undertaken by govt in agri sector historic: DY CM

KERALA: The initiatives undertaken by government in the agriculture sector were historic which would ensure surge in the agriculture produce resulting in increasing the income of the farming community as well thereby uplifting their economic profile, Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh stated on Sunday. The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at National Banana festival 2018 […]