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Mission UMEED making inroads to eliminate poverty, says Minister

Mission UMEED making inroads to eliminate poverty, says Minister

Stresses on proper monitoring, execution of the scheme

Jammu: Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Friday said that the Mission UMEED has made inroads to eradicate poverty in rural areas across the state. “UMEED scheme is aimed at providing better livelihood facilities to the women and alleviate poverty particularly in rural areas”, the Minister maintained. He asked the participants to […]

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Zulfkar urges people to avail benefit of welfare schemes

Zulfkar urges people to avail benefit of welfare schemes

Launches extended PMUY scheme

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs (FCS&CA) & Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Friday urged the people to come forward and avail benefit from welfare schemes launched by state and centre government for improving their socio-economic condition. The Minister said this after launching second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to […]

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Chief Secretary chairs 106th FAC Meeting

Chief Secretary chairs 106th FAC Meeting

Jammu: The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday in its 106thmeeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions. The proposals cleared included the use of forest land for construction of PMGSY roads, railway tracks and bridges in various forest divisions of […]

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Priya for empowering women to achieve sustainable dev

Priya for empowering women to achieve sustainable dev

Jammu: Women empowerment plays a key factor in achieving economic growth and social development and without it, the agenda of sustainable development cannot be fulfilled. The Minister of State for Education, Tourism and Culture, Priya Sethi stated this on the sidelines of distribution of free gas connections to eligible women beneficiaries hailing from BPL and […]

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Minister interacts with Expert Committee for State Horticulture Policy

Minister interacts with Expert Committee for State Horticulture Policy

Jammu: Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari Friday held interactions with the Expert Committee constituted for drafting/formulating comprehensive State Horticulture Policy. Pertinent suggestions received include zonalization, Nursery Raising, Identification and multiplication of unexplored species/varieties, intercropping in orchards, introduction of new species/varieties, promoting mechanization, popularizing high density plantation, rejuvenation/revival of orchards who have completed their […]

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19 crore Indian adults don’t have bank account, says World Bank

19 crore Indian adults don’t have bank account, says World Bank

Washington: India has 19 crore adults without a bank account despite the success of the ambitious Jan Dhan Yojana, making it the world’s second largest unbanked population after that of China, the World Bank said today. Besides, almost half of the bank accounts remained inactive in the past year, the multilateral financial institution said in […]

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Tassaduq impresses on preserving J&K’s distinct heritage character

Tassaduq impresses on preserving J&K’s distinct heritage character

Asks civil society to play decisive role

Jammu: Advocating proper preservation of heritage sites in the state, the Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Thursday said that heritage informs about how people lived in past and encourage the coming generation to learn from their experiences and achievements. “There is great need to preserve the legacy and heritage character of our state to […]

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Govt orders attachment of Director SKICC

Govt orders attachment of Director SKICC

Jammu: Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Thursday ordered attachment of Director Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) Yasmeen Khan along with engineering staff. The Minister issued the orders in connection with the allegations against the officer(s) for violation of rules and norms amounting to abuse of official position, breach of trust, thereby inflicting a huge […]

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Minister for ensuring sustainable irrigation facilities for horticulture

Minister for ensuring sustainable irrigation facilities for horticulture

Says imperative to adopt modern irrigation methods

Jammu: Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari Wednesday reviewed the status of progress made by the committee constituted for inspecting the sites identified for providing and developing irrigation facilities on community basis in orchid areas falling in Karewas of Kashmir division. The meeting was convened here at Kissan Ghar, Narwal Mandi, Jammu. The Minister also […]

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Minister inspects progress on upcoming FCS&CA Complex

Minister inspects progress on upcoming FCS&CA Complex

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs (FCS&CA) & Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today visited Warehouse, Bikram Chowk to inspect progress of ongoing construction work on Food Civil Supplies &Consumer Affairs (FCS & CA) building. The project is being executed by J&K Housing Board at an estimated cost of Rs 20 crore. […]

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