Samoon reviews progress on establishment of farm institutes

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today reviewed the progress on establishment of Farm Institutes at ITI Khuri Batpora, Kulgam and ITI R S Pura, Jammu. Director, Skill Development; Director, Agriculture Kashmir; Director, Animal Husbandry, Kashmir; Director, Floriculture Kashmir; Director, Finance Skill Development were present in the meeting besides […]

Kashmir digital initiatives panal organises online training for stakeholders

SRINAGAR: To institutionalize Procurement and Purchase through Government Electronic Market (GeM), Digital Initiatives Committee of Higher Education Department Kashmir Division organized two day online Training for Principals, Purchase Conveners and officials of various Degree Colleges of Kashmir Division. Commissioner Secretary Higher Education, Talat Parvez Rohella, inaugurated the training programme which was also attended by Director […]

Applications for Post Matric Scholarship to ST students uploaded on NPS: Director Tribal Affairs

SRINAGAR: According to Director Tribal Affairs, all the applications for grant of Post Matric Scholarship to ST students have been uploaded on National Scholarship Portal after verification by the competent authorities. He informed that the NSP authorities have not yet pushed back the data of each student with amount to Tribal Affairs Department for payment. […]

COVID -WATCH: Govt evacuates 477721 stranded JK residents

COVID -WATCH: Govt evacuates 477721 stranded JK residents

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,77,721 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu […]

GoI’s response to Covid-19 entirety mismanaged: Masoodi

GoI’s response to Covid-19 entirety mismanaged: Masoodi

Says JK facing acute shortage of ventilators, ambulance safety kits New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Member of Parliament from Anantnag Hasnain Masoodi on Monday said the GOI’s response to COVID-19 crises presented a grim tale of misstatement and ill-conceived decisions forcing millions in poverty and hunger. While speaking in Lok Sabha under […]

Catering to all sick patients: Principal GMC Jammu

Catering to all sick patients: Principal GMC Jammu

12 Covid patients discharged in last 24 hours; 150 Oxygen beds vacant JAMMU: Principal Government Monday said that the premier Health Institution is catering well to all sick patients amid the Covid Pandemic. The Principal said that the Hospital is tackling the situation well despite manpower issues. “Maximum positive cases admitted in the hospital have […]

Jan Sunwai camp held at Wahab Sahab village of Pampore

PAMPORE: District Social Welfare Officer Pulwama on Monday held a public Sunwai camp at Wahab Sahab village of Pampore and listened to public grievances as a part of Jan Abhiyan started by Jammu and Kashmir UT government in the run up to Back-to-Village phase III programme. On the occasion, scores of Gujjar delegations participated and […]

Government signs MoU with army to ready Kishtwar airstrip

Project to give fillip to socio-economic devp of region: LG Jammu: The J&K government and army on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development and operationalization of airstrip in Kishtwar. The agreement was signed by Brig Vikram Bhan, Commander, 9 RR and S.Katoch, Commissioner Civil Aviation in the presence of Lieutenant Governor Manoj […]

Cross-LoC shelling in Poonch, Rajouri

Jammu: Pakistani troops shelled forward areas along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri districts on Monday, prompting strong retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said. The shelling from across the border at Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors in Poonch and Sunderbani in Rajouri was “unprovoked” and in violation of the ceasefire […]

Samoon launches WISE App for online teaching in Budgam, Reasi

BUDGAM: In order to give impetus to online education, Principal Secretary School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Samoon, today launched WISE app for Budgam and Reasi districts in a meeting convened here Monday. The meeting among others was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza, ADC Budgam, JD Education (K), Principal DIET Beerwah, […]