Budget passed with 20 percent rise in outlay

Budget passed with 20 percent rise in outlay

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Saturday passed the Rs 95,666.97 crore Budget for 2018-19, giving it a 20 percent increase in size for the year. The Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill 2018, moved in the house by Finance minister Haseeb Drabu, was passed with a voice vote. For the first time in […]

Regularization policy notified for temporary workers: Drabu

Jammu: Minister for Finance, Haseeb Drabu Tuesday informed the Legislative Assembly that the Jammu and Kashmir Casual and Other Workers-Regular Engagement Rules, 2017 has been notified recently for regularization of these workers. However, he said no worker has been considered so far as per the provisions of SRO 520 dated 21-12-2017. While replying to a […]

SKIMS doctors private practice won’t be acceptable says Drabu

JAMMU: Minister for Finance, Haseeb Drabu Wednesday said the functioning of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura involves larger social issue linked to the public healthcare in Jammu and Kashmir. “The Government’s immediate concern is to restore the stature of this premiere healthcare institution and dignity of the profession,” Drabu said while chairing the […]

High-level panel headed by Drabu to monitor SKIMS functioning

JAMMU: The government on Tuesday constituted a high level committee headed by finance minister Haseeb Drabu to monitor the functioning of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura. The members of the committee include Dr Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Education Department, Prof Samia Rashid, Principal Government Medical College Srinagar, […]

B&OC workers most vulnerable segments of unorganised labour: Drabu

B&OC workers most vulnerable segments of unorganised labour: Drabu

JAMMU: To discuss the measures taken by the state government for the workers in unorganised sector, Chairman, Central Building and Other Construction Workers Advisory Board (CBOCWAB), V Sreenivas Naidu called on the Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Haseeb A Drabu here on Tuesday. Naidu hailed the pioneering measures taken by the state government to […]

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