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Excise Deptt foils attempt to smuggle 1200 kgs of cigarettes

LAKHANPUR: Vigilant sleuths of Excise Department at Toll Post Lakhanpur in a successful operation foiled a major attempt of tax evaders to smuggle a huge cache of cigarettes weighing around 1200 kilograms outside the State. Cigarettes attract toll tax at the rate of Rs.4000 per quintal and evaders tried to hoodwink the toll authorities by […]

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JKEDI holds boot camp at Ramban under Start-up Policy

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) Saturday organized a boot camp under the J&K Startup Policy at Ramban district of Jammu division. The camp was part of the boot camp campaign launched by the Institute in all the districts of the State under the recently introduced J&K Startup Policy for which JKEDI […]

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Kashmir to get Barista products through CellAir Networks

Srinagar: Barista–pioneers of coffee culture in India are entering the Kashmir market in association with CellAir networks with an aim to cover 400 stores in next six months in the Valley. The company’s expansion into the valley has been in line with the well thought out strategy to enter into the FMCG segment of India, […]

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Two month Green Skill Development prog concludes

JAMMU: In line with the Skill India Mission, the two month-long Green Skill Development programme organized by the Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing (DEE&RS) concluded here today. Commissioner/Secretary Forest, Ecology and Environment, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi had inaugurated the certificate course on ‘Sustain and Enhance Technical Knowledge in Solar Energy Systems’ under the skill […]

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J&K Bank organizes SLBC’s 10th Sub-committee meet for Export Promotion

J&K Bank organizes SLBC’s 10th Sub-committee meet for Export Promotion

Jammu: With a view to provide liberal finance to exporters of the state and meet their expectations, J&K Bank, the convenor, today organized the 10th Sub-committee meet of State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) for export promotion here at the Bank’s Zonal Office Jammu. The Bank’s Executive President R.K Chhibber chaired the meeting attended by General […]

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DDC Doda reviews works under SAGY

DODA: District Development Commissioner Doda, Dr. Sagar D. Doifode today convened a detail review meeting of all the line departments regarding the works taken up in village Hambal, panchayat Hambal-A, Block Khaleni under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana(SAGY). The meeting was attended by DFO,ADC, ACD, CPO, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, District Sports Officer, […]

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Handicraft Deptt organizes awareness camp at Padyarna

KISHTWAR: Department of Handicraft today organized one day awareness programme at Padyarna tehsil Negsani. Nayeem Iqbal Tehsildar Nagseni presided over the function beside him Miss Rifat Ara CDPO Negseni, representatives of RSETI Kishtwar also attented the occasion. Sarpanchs, Panchs, Artisans and general public of the areas participated and got acquainted with the schemes and training […]

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Govt approves Rs 31,560-cr investments for power projects

Govt approves Rs 31,560-cr investments for power projects

New Delhi: The government Thursday cleared investment proposals worth over Rs 31,560 crore in power projects, including two coal-based thermal plants and a hydro project on river Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir. The thermal power plants in Buxar, Bihar, and Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, are expected to become operational by 2023-24. Briefing media after the meeting […]

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Govt directs FCS&CA, Oil companies to ensure adequate stock of essential supplies

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today asked the Food, Civil Supplies & CA Department and Oil companies to issued directions for maintaining enough buffer stock of foodgrains and petroleum products in both Kashmir and Jammu divisions. The Advisor said this while chairing a meeting with the officers of the FCS&CA Department, Food […]

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JTFRP implementation picking up speed

Rs 1000 Crore to be awarded by July 2019

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Thursday chaired the 4th meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) here to review the implementation of the World Bank funded USD 250 Million Jhelum & Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP). Administrative Secretaries of, Finance, Housing & Urban Development, I&C, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, PW(R&B)/DMRR&R, CEO, JTFRP […]