Complete projects within set timeframe: Naeem to engineers

Complete projects within set timeframe: Naeem to engineers

JAMMU: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar on Friday directed the engineers to work in ‘mission mode’ for completing the ongoing projects within the timelines set by the state or the central government. The Minister issued these directions while chairing a meeting to review the progress on pending and ongoing projects of Pradhan Mantri Gram […]

‘Possesses all qualities of being called pro-people budget’

‘Possesses all qualities of being called pro-people budget’

JAMMU: Describing the Budget 2018-19 as people-friendly and caring, Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar on Thursday felicitated the Minister for Finance Haseeb A Drabu for presenting a budget that encompasses the aspirations and concerns of all the stakeholders and possesses all the qualities of being called a “pro-people budget”. Terming it as a Budget […]

Desist from ‘collective frenzied behaviour’, says Naeem Akhtar

Desist from ‘collective frenzied behaviour’, says Naeem Akhtar

SRINAGAR: Minister for public works Naeem Akhtar on Friday cautioned people against demonstrating collective frenzied behaviour in the wake of the mass hysteria around braid-chopping. Expressing his anguish at the latest incident in which a mentally challenged person was wickedly assaulted in Sopore by accusing him to be a braid chopper, the minister said whether […]

Without forces, it would be chaos: Akhtar

Without forces, it would be chaos: Akhtar

Anantnag: Naeem Akhtar urged people to introspect before levelling allegations of “indiscriminate firing” on government forces. “The priority should be to introspect,” Akhtar said to media persons soon after the attack in Tral. “Why do we bring this destruction upon ourselves? What does it fetch us?” he asked. Akhtar said that much is said on […]

Protests follow Akhtar’s Kokernag visit

Protests follow Akhtar’s Kokernag visit

Anantnag: Protests were held on Saturday afternoon in Kokernag area of Anantnag district against the visit of state cabinet minister and government spokesman Naeem Akhtar. Akhtar, the minister for public works, had come to Kokernag to inaugurate a road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY). Local sources said that the venue for the […]

Hot Mix Plant Association demands payments on Eid eve

Hot Mix Plant Association demands payments on Eid eve

SRINAGAR: Members of Hot Mix Plant Association on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against withholding their payments despite execution of works carried out by Roads and Buildings Department in order to construct roads. Protesters assembled inside the press enclave here and raised slogans against Minister for Public Works Nayeem Akhter, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu and […]

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