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JK to achieve 1150 MW target of solar energy by 2020, Advisor told

JK to achieve 1150 MW target of solar energy by 2020, Advisor told

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar was Thursday told that with regard to Solar Power ProjectsJ&K state has been allocated a collective target of 1150 MW to be achieved by the end of 2022 out of which 450 MW have to be achieved through Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power. It was informed that Ministry […]

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Several delegations call on Ganai

Several delegations call on Ganai

Srinagar: Various delegations Wednesday called upon the Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, to apprise him of their issues. The Civil Contractors Association delegation requested the Advisor for issuing instructions to the concerned department to release their pending payments worth of Rs 30 crore under SDRF for works done during 2014 floods. They further […]

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Director Agri inspects quality control labs

Director Agri inspects quality control labs

Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi Wednesday conducted an extensive visit to quality control labs of the department here at Lal Mandi Srinagar. During the visit, the Director visited different sections of pesticide quality control lab, fertilizer quality control lab and biofertilizer quality control lab. While interacting with the concerned officers and technical […]

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Expedite settlement process of Provident Fund claims, advises Advisor

Expedite settlement process of Provident Fund claims, advises Advisor

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to expedite the process of settlement of pending dues to its subscribers and also to ensure that the employee who files the Provident Fund claim get its money within stipulated time frame. He also directed for pacing […]

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Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Machli-Palan scheme: Samoon

Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Machli-Palan scheme: Samoon

SRINAGAR: To address the dearth of staff in the Fisheries Department, Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today announced that the department will engage professional fisheries graduates and post-graduates under Rehbar-e-MachliPalan. The scheme will be implemented on the pattern of already introduced Rehbar-e-Pushupallan scheme, Samoon said while chairing a meeting […]

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JKSFC review meet: Advisor for adopting IT-enabled services to bring transparency

JKSFC review meet: Advisor for adopting IT-enabled services to bring transparency

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Monday asked the J&K State Forest Corporation to adopt IT enabled services to bring more transparency in the working of the corporation besides engaging required machinery to further slash down the cost of timber extraction. He also stressed for community involvement that would help in developing and conservation […]

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KCCI delegation calls on Advisor Ganai

KCCI delegation calls on Advisor Ganai

Srinagar: A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Monday called on the Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, and apprised him about various issues confronting the trade and industry in the State. During their interaction with Advisor, the delegation suggested for holding of Kashmir Festivals in big cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad […]

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‘Valley Weekends’ resume with cultural show along Dal banks

‘Valley Weekends’ resume with cultural show along Dal banks

'Aaiming at providing entertainment, encourage local talent'

Srinagar: The Department of Tourism Kashmir resumed its ‘Valley Weekend’ programme here at Zabarwan Park on Saturday with a mesmerizing performance by local singers. The Valley Weekend programme is aimed at entertaining tourists, engaging locals in music, cultural and sports activities besides providing a platform to the local artists and athletes to showcase their talent. […]

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Flagship Projects’ review: Advisor calls for curbing transmission, distribution losses

Flagship Projects’ review: Advisor calls for curbing transmission, distribution losses

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor B B Vyas Saturday reviewed the progress of power sector here and directed for curbing power pilferage and cutting down on transmission and distribution losses. Speaking at a meeting here in this regard, Vyas sought detailed progress on projects sanctioned under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP-15). The Advisor sought status […]

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Niti Aayog Conclave: Representatives of GoI, JK Govt to hold session on July 26

Niti Aayog Conclave: Representatives of GoI, JK Govt to hold session on July 26

Srinagar: Principal Secretary, Planning, Development& Monitoring, Rohit Kansal, Friday reviewed the preparations for upcoming Niti Aayog conference to be convened at SKICC here for fast-tracking implementation of Centrally-Sponsored Schemes. Speaking at a meeting convened in his office chambers here this afternoon, Kansal said the main aim of the high-level conference is to assess the impact […]