Govt approves Rs 146 cr project for promotion of niche crops in J&K

Govt approves Rs 146 cr project for promotion of niche crops in J&K

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government has approved a prestigious project worth Rs 146 crore to promote the niche crops as unique heritage of the UT, which will be implemented in the next five years. “The project aims at diversifying and expanding the area of niche crops over an area of 11,100 hectare thus ensuring livelihood […]

KTA seeks extension of J&K Bank’s OTS scheme

KTA seeks extension of J&K Bank’s OTS scheme

Srinagar: Kashmir Traders Alliance has asked J&K Bank to extend timeframe of OTS-2022 scheme, lengthening the repayment time and making it applicable to all business loans, regardless of their size. In a statement, KTA President, Aijaz Shahdhar said that it was encouraging to recognise that J&K Bank had, for the first time, introduced a consistent […]

400 kanals of encroached land retrieved in a single day in Kulgam

KULGAM: Acting tough against the land encroachers, the District Administration Kulgam in a single day on Sunday retrieved more than 400 kanals of state/kahcharie and Roshni land during intensified anti-encroachment drives carried out across the district. The illegal land measuring 10 kanals was also retrieved from the relatives of ex-MP, with title State Land (Roshni) […]

2 drug peddlers arrested, contraband substances recovered: Police

Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, police have arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla and Kulgam and recovered contraband substances from their possession. “A police party under the supervision of SHO PS Sheeri Insp. Waseem Jahangir at a checkpoint established at STC Sheeri Crossing intercepted a suspicious person who […]

Dulloo reviews infrastructure fund schemes in agri, allied sectors

Dulloo reviews infrastructure fund schemes in agri, allied sectors

JAMMU: Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department (APD), Atal Dulloo on Saturday chaired a meeting to review implementation of government schemes that are aimed at promoting agriculture infrastructure in the state. The schemes reviewed in the meeting included the Agricultural Infrastructure Fund (AIF), Agriculture and Horticulture Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF), Fisheries Infrastructure Development Fund […]

Training on fodder resources for J&K held at Lalmandi

Srinagar: A divisional-level training cum orientation programme was held at agriculture complex Lalmandi Srinagar which was inaugurated by Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal. While addressing the participants of the programme, the Director Agriculture underlined the importance of fodder crops for managing the live fodder crops for managing the livestock feed demands. He said that […]

SKUAST-K’s RCFC holds seminar on medicinal plants at Degree College Udhampur

UDHAMPUR: A seminar-cum-awareness program on ‘Diversity, Conservation & Livelihood Security Through Important Himalayan Medicinal Plants’ was organised by SKUAST-K’s RCFC under NR-II, National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of Ayush, Govt of India in collaboration with Government Degree College Neeli Nallah, Udhampur on Saturday. The event was held under the Patronage of Prof. Hans Raj, Principal, […]

H&H Deptt Pulwama organizes exhibition for cooperatives

PULWAMA: A one-day exhibition-cum-awareness camp for the Cooperatives of Pulwama district was on Saturday organised by Handicrafts and Handloom (H&H) Department Pulwama with the theme ‘Encouraging Cooperatives towards Self Reliance’ at Town Hall, here. An overwhelming response and participation of Handloom/ Handicrafts Cooperative members of the district was observed, besides a large number of artisans […]

Welfare Committee Lalpora Pampore holds oath ceremony

PAMPORE: Social Welfare and Development Committee Lalpora Pampore on Saturday held an oath ceremony programme in Jama Masjid Lalpora, during which the Chairman of Welfare and Development Committee was elected and nominated by members of Social Welfare and Development Committee Lalpora. During the programme, the Social Welfare and Development Committee Chairman and other members were […]

RCFC SKUAST-K holds training on medicinal, aromatic plants at KVK Reasi

RCFC SKUAST-K holds training on medicinal, aromatic plants at KVK Reasi

Jammu: A daylong training-cum-awareness program on Cultivation and Marketing of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants was organised by RCFC NR-II of SKUAST-Kashmir in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Reasi of SKUAST-Jammu on Friday. The programme was attended by more than 50 farmers who have done commendable work in the cultivation of various medicinal and aromatic plants. […]