Rs 2.71 cr released to DCs under SCA to SCSP

JAMMU: THE Social Welfare Department has released the revalidated unspent balance for the financial year 2017-18 under Special Central Assistance to Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan (SCA to SCSP). According to the Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, SCA to SCSP amounting to Rs 2.71 crore has been released to the respective District Development Commissioners. He […]

Div Com reviews disbursement of assistance to snowfall affected orchardists

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday reviewed the disbursement of financial assistance in favour of farmers and orchardists, who suffered damage to crops and trees due to the heavy snowfall in the month of November 2018. The Deputy Commissioners informed the meeting regarding the progress in the disbursement of the financial assistance […]

AN-32 Passenger Air services to Kargil from Dec 26

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday convened a meeting with Civil Administration, Police and Aviation authorities to review the necessary arrangements for operationalisation of AN-32 Air Courier services for Kargil. The AN-32 Passenger Air Courier services on Jammu-Kargil will start on December 26 and Srinagar-Kargil route on December 27, 2018. On Jammu-Kargil […]

Chairman J&K PSC, VC CUJ, others meet Governor

Jammu: Abdul Latief U Zaman Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (J&KPSC) met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here on Monday. According to a statement, Deva briefed Governor about the to-date functioning of the J&K PSC and continuing improvements being made by the Commission in the timely conduct of exams and […]

Kansal reviews modalities for rationalisation of works divisions

JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring, Rohit Kansal chaired a high-level meeting here on Monday to firm-up the roadmap for rationalization of field-level Works Divisions Power, R&B, PHE and I&FC Departments. Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department, Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner Secretary, R&B, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Secretary PHE, I&FC and DMRRR, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director […]

Govt announces winter vacation for summer zone schools

JAMMU: Government on Monday announced winter vacation for all government schools, including recognized private schools up to Higher Secondary level falling in summer zone of Jammu division from January 7 to 16, 2019. “The last working day in all schools (government and private) shall be 5-01-2019 and the winter vacation shall be observed from 7 […]

Power woes irk people in Baramulla villages

Power woes irk people in Baramulla villages

Baramulla: Most villages and towns across Baramulla district are facing acute power shortage over the past several weeks due to which people are facing severe hardships. Residents complained that apart from the unscheduled curtailments, very low voltage has increased the problems of people. Residents of Uri and Boniyar said that despite presence of three major […]