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Implementation of PMSYM scheme discussed

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment, Saurabh Bhagat Monday stressed on the need to create awareness about Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan(PM-SYM)- the scheme meant for old age protection and social security scheme for unorganised workers. The Commissioner Secretary said that PM-SYM is a central government scheme under which the beneficiary would receive a minimum […]

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Govt to tie up with TCS, Amazon, Flipkart for Handicrafts marketing: Div Com

Govt to tie up with TCS, Amazon, Flipkart for Handicrafts marketing: Div Com

Promoting handicrafts

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday said that government is working to tie up with TATA Consultancy Services (TCS), Flipkart, Amazon and other such type of services so that famous Kashmir Handicrafts could reach to every corner of the world. “There is a big chunk of population in downtown and requires equal […]

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Livestock to be top priority for the Government for increasing livelihood

Dairy, Fisheries, Poultry and Animal Husbandry to be promoted

SRINAGAR: In a significant decision, the state administrative council approved the Jammu and Kashmir State Livestock Breeding Policy, 2019 – the first of its kind in the State. The Policy aims to give focused attention to increase in both the production and productivity of livestock (Cattle, Sheep, Goat), Fish and poultry in the State with […]

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Involve youth, women in new SHGs: Div Com to Officers

21362 SHGs functioning with 1.83 lakh members in 1949 village organizations across valley

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday directed concerned officers to involve maximum number of youth and women while creating new Self Help Groups (SHGs) as it is a pre-requisite for poverty reduction and women empowerment. He stressed on need to make Self Help Groups (SHGs) economically more viable, sustainable so that they […]

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Tech developed by University need to be commercialized for farmers, society benefit: VC SKUAST

Attends Wheat Field Day at Agriculture College Wadura

BARAMULLA: The Faculty of Agriculture of SKUAST, Kashmir Saturday organized a function on Wheat Field Day at Agriculture College Wadura Sopore. Vice Chancellor SKUAST-K, Prof.Nazir Ahmad was the chief guest at the function. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor spoke about the processing technologies, products, protocols, hybrid seeds and varieties of wheat that can fit […]

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Director Tourism attends Conclave on Tourism Promotion

JAMMU: The 3-day Jammu & Kashmir Festival Cum Exhibition sponsored by J&K Tourism Department and supported by KECSS, Delhi and organized by RMK Arts & Research Foundation at New Delhi for promotion of Tourism in the State concluded here yesterday. Director Tourism, Jammu, O.P. Bhagat, was the chief guest at the valedictory ceremony while President […]

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In run up to Eid, bakery outlets attract people with innovative high-end products

In run up to Eid, bakery outlets attract people with innovative high-end products

Srinagar: With Eid-ul-Fitr just a few days away, bakery outlets and cafes in summer capital Srinagar are offering innovative high end bakeries to customers. People associated with several of these outlets that have forayed in Kashmir markets quite recently say response from shoppers has been overwhelming. Shariq Bhat, General Manager of ‘The Flora, German Bakery […]

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Airfares on Srinagar route giving sleepless nights to travelers

Jammu: Amid frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway, the airfare to Srinagar has soared, thus leaving the passengers wondering. As a landslide hits Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only road connecting Valley with rest of the States, the airlines waste no time to cash in on the situation to arbitrarily increase the airfares. An unthinking peek at various […]

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Chairman JK Bank dedicates AAS to cancer patients of the state under CSR

Chairman JK Bank dedicates AAS to cancer patients of the state under CSR

Srinagar: Chairman and CEO JK Bank Parvez Ahmed Thursday dedicated AAS (All About Support) a Cancer Patients’ Hostel in Amboli, Andheri West Mumbai, to provide accommodation facilities to cancer patients of J&K state who visit Mumbai for treatment of the life consuming disease in TATA Memorial Cancer Institute and other renowned oncology centres in Mumbai. […]

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Admin claims giving fillip to tourism trade in JK

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor KK Sharma Thursday said that the government has already initiated several schemes for ensuring that the activities related to tourism trade and hotel business in State are effectively catalyzed as the industry is one of the major job creators in the private sector. The Advisor expressed these views during his interaction […]

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