JKEDI holds series of awareness programmes in Budgam

JKEDI holds series of awareness programmes in Budgam

PAMPORE: To provide an insight into the world of entrepreneurship and to make youth aware of different government schemes available to help the educated unemployed youth earn their livelihood, Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) conducted a series of Entrepreneurship Awareness Programmes (EAPs) in different villages of Budgam district wherein more than 280 youth […]

LMD penalises footwear dealer

SRINAGAR: After receiving a complaint from a Srinagar citizen against a footwear show-room operating from Lal Chowk Srinagar for selling a pair of slippers for RS 1200 when the MRP printed on the pack was only Rs 499, the department of legal metrology booked the trader for indulging in over-charging and a notice was served […]

‘India expected to be $10 trillion economy by 2030’

NEW DELHI: Indian economy is on a stage of “take off” and is expected to be the world’s third largest by 2030 with gross domestic product (GDP) worth $10 trillion, economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said on Saturday. “Good days are ahead and lot of good work is happening in the economy. The economy […]

Grameen Bank conducts awareness prog on ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ at Tangmarg, Chandilora

Grameen Bank conducts awareness prog on ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ at Tangmarg, Chandilora

TANGMARG: Micro Finance and Financial Inclusion Department in collaboration with Regional Office Bandipora under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural conducted ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’, a GoI campaign, in the remote villages of Katipora and Chandiwanigam under the branch office – Tangmarg and Chandilora. Deputy Secretary DFS, A K Dogra who was the chief guest on […]

Veg prices register sharp increase across Punjab, Haryana

Veg prices register sharp increase across Punjab, Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Prices of several commonly consumed vegetables have registered a sharp increase over the past fortnight across Punjab and Haryana with traders claiming that short supplies were leading to rise in prices. In case of vegetables like bottle gourd, okra or lady finger, peas, spinach, cauliflower, bitter gourd, brinjals, retail prices per kg have almost […]

Gold, silver drop on global cues

Gold, silver drop on global cues

MUMBAI: Gold prices slipped by Rs 95 to Rs 30,050 per ten grams at the bullion market here on Friday due to lack of buying interest from stockists and retailers amid a weak trend overseas. Silver followed suit and lost Rs 90 per kg on lack of buying support from industrial units. Standard gold (99.5 […]

LPG subsidy jumps 60% as GoI maintains prices to help consumers

LPG subsidy jumps 60% as GoI maintains prices to help consumers

NEW DELHI: Cooking gas (LPG) subsidy has jumped by over 60 per cent in last two months as the government of India maintains price line despite rising international rates, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman Sanjiv Singh said. All LPG consumers have to buy fuel at market price. The GoI, however, subsidises 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg […]

Transparent DBT system key to safeguard farmers’ interests: Dir Agri Kashmir

Transparent DBT system key to safeguard farmers’ interests: Dir Agri Kashmir

SRINAGAR: To add new dimensions to the direct benefit transfer (DBT) system in fertiliser sector so that the DBT system could be strengthened and made more transparent and farmer-friendly, a daylong training programme of enforcement staff of the Agriculture Department Kashmir was held here at Lalmandi on Thursday. Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi […]

J&K Grameen Bank conducts Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Bandipora

J&K Grameen Bank conducts Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Bandipora

BANDIPORA: Micro Finance and Financial Inclusion Department in collaboration of Regional Office Bandipora on Thursday conducted ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’, a GoI campaign, in the remote villages of Choukar and Ogumana under branch office – Wailu Kralpora and Ogumana under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural Deputy Secretary DFS, A K Dogra, who was the chief […]