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15-Mar-2018 Jammu

Will Drabu's ouster impact PDP-BJP alliance in J&K?

The decision by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to drop Haseeb Drabu from her council of ministers for his remarks at a business meet in Delhi is being hotly debated in political circles - especially what its consequences could be on the...

06-Mar-2018 Jammu

Setting up Multi-Modal Logistic Parks in JK

The State Government today designated Administrative Secretary Public Works Department (PEWD) as Nodal Officer to coordinate with the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, the development of Multi-Modal Logistic Parks in J&K.Pertinently, the...

06-Mar-2018 Jammu

SRO-202 to be reexamined, future roadmap soon : Dr Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the Government will reexamine the concerns regarding SRO-202 and define a roadmap soon to resolve such employees’ issues and ensure their assured career progression and financial benefits.The Minister said this...

05-Mar-2018 Jammu

Dr. Haseeb Drabu reviews progress of transition to PAO System

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today reviewed the progress made on the replacement of existing Treasury system with Pay and Accounts Office System (PAOS) in the state.The Minister asked the concerned officers to expedite the process for full and early...

20-Feb-2018 Jammu

Major Relief for Employees: Govt relaxes GPF settlement norms

In a major relief its employees, the State Government today relaxed norms for settlement of final GP Fund final refund cases by the District Fund Offices and other Fund Offices.The announcement in this regard was earlier made by the Minister for Finance,...

16-Feb-2018 Jammu

Finance Deptt releases 50% budget allocation for 2018-19 beforehand

Keeping with the announcement made by the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu in his Budget speech in the state legislature on January 11 this year, the Finance Department today released 50 percent of Rs 95666.97 crore budget allocation for the financial year...

15-Feb-2018 Jammu

Haseeb Drabu chairs 15th Board Meeting of J&KBOCWWB

Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu today chaired 15th Board Meeting of Jammu & Kashmir Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (JKBOCWWB).Principal Secretary Finance Navin K Choudhary, Commissioner Secretary...

12-Feb-2018 Jammu

House passes Bill to transfer Passenger Tax administration to MVD

The Legislative Assembly today passed a Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Passengers Taxation Act-1963.The Bill paves the way for transfer of Passenger Tax administration from the Commercial Taxes Department to the Motor Vehicles Department.The Bill was...

07-Feb-2018 Jammu

Big Relief for Businesses: JK retains assessment powers under GST

In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir Government has retained the tax assessment and administration powers under Goods and Services Tax regime, which was an intractable issue post-GST implementation.“In a welcome move, the Union Finance Ministry...

07-Feb-2018 Jammu

Dry Port for Jammu, Srinagar: JK Govt, Dubai Ports hash-out modaliti

In a significant move, a high-level delegation of the Dubai Ports Group led by its Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem arrived by a chartered flight here this morning to discuss with the State Government the modalities for setting up Inland Logistic...

05-Feb-2018 Jammu

Legislature passes Bill to amend FRBM Act-2006

Both the houses of state legislature today passed a Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir State Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act-2006.The bill was earlier moved by the Minister for Finance Dr Haseeb A Drabu in both the Houses and was passed by...

05-Feb-2018 Jammu

Upper House passes Rs 95666.97 Cr Budget for 2018-19

The Legislative Council Monday passed Rs 95666.97 crore budget for J&K for the year 2018-19, comprising revenue component of Rs 51244.72 crore and capital component of Rs 44422.24 crore.The Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill-2018, passed by the Legislative...

03-Feb-2018 Jammu

JK Assembly passes Rs 95666.97 Cr Budget for 2018-19

The Legislative Assembly Saturday passed Rs 95666.97 crore budget for J&K for the year 2018-19 with 20% step up over the last year’s budget size of Rs 79472 crore. The Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill-2018 moved by the Finance Minister Dr Haseeb...

26-Jan-2018 Jammu

Governor N. N. Vohra hosts Republic Day ‘At Home’

Governor N. N. Vohra and the First Lady, Mrs. Usha Vohra, hosted an ‘At Home’ at the lawns of the Raj Bhavan, here this afternoon, to celebrate the 69th Republic Day.Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister; Sh. Kavinder Gupta, Speaker, Legislative Assembly; Dr. Haseeb...

25-Jan-2018 Jammu

Haseeb Drabu meets N. N. Vohra

Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu, Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Finance Minister apprised Governor about the approval of Budget 2018-19, the fiscal management reforms under way and the important...

25-Jan-2018 Jammu

DA hiked by 3%; In a first arrears to be paid in cash

The State Government today ordered payment of 3% Dearness Allowance (DA) to its employees and pensioners with effect from July 2017.According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary Finance, Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary with the release of 3% Dearness...

24-Jan-2018 Jammu

Dr. Haseeb Drabu chairs maiden meeting of SKIMS Management Committee

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the functioning of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura involves larger social issue linked to the public healthcare in Jammu and Kashmir.“The Government’s immediate concern is to restore...

23-Jan-2018 Jammu

Dr Haseeb Drabu unveils JK’s first Coinage Calendar

Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu today unveiled the “Heritage Calendar-2018” of Department of Culture depicting the “JK’s Numismatic Heritage” through the coinages which were prevalent in the state during ancient period.Minister...

23-Jan-2018 Jammu

Hails measures taken by JK Govt for workers’ welfare

V Sreenivas Naidu, Chairman, Central Building and Other Construction Workers Advisory Board (CBOCWAB) called on the Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu here today to discuss the measures taken by the State Government for the...

22-Jan-2018 Jammu

79666 B&OC workers registered in 3 yrs : Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the government would establish extension centres in far-off areas for the registration of Buildings and Other Construction (BOC) workers.Replying to a question of Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo,...

17-Jan-2018 Jammu

Expert Group to study development deficit in hard areas : Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance Dr Haseeb Drabu today announced constitution of an Expert Group to study the reasons for development deficit in the State’s hard areas and suggest measures for boosting infrastructure development in such neglected areas.“The Government would...

17-Jan-2018 Jammu

JK’s economic recovery has begun, revival to follow : Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the wide-ranging fiscal and welfare measures announced in the State budget are aimed at setting JK’s sluggish economy on the path of revival and recovery.“It took this Government three years to restore the rotten...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

PMDP size Rs 82453 cr : Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu informed the House that as on date the estimated size of the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) is Rs 82453 crore and the projects instituted under this package are at different stages of execution.The Minister...

13-Jan-2018 Jammu

KAS Officers hail Haseeb Drabu’s Employee-Friendly budget

Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services Officers Association has hailed the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu for presenting an employee-friendly budget which has been acclaimed by the whole employee fraternity of the State.“We are equally grateful to the...

10-Jan-2018 Jammu

Dr Drabu to present 4th Budget in a row

The Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu today gave final touches to the Budget 2018-19 to be presented by him in the State Legislature tomorrow. This will be the 4th Budget in a row to be presented by Dr Drabu.The Finance Minister and his junior Minister Mr...

23-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir Press Club office bearers call on Dr. Haseeb Drabu

The office bearers of Kashmir Press Club called on the Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Dr. Haseeb Drabu here today to discuss the issues confronting the media fraternity in the Valley.The Press Club delegation was led by its President M Saleem...

22-Dec-2017 Jammu

Major relief for thousands of Workers

In a significant initiative which will provide major relief to thousands of daily-rated, casual, seasonal and other such workers, the Government has issued the much-awaited notification to formally set into motion the process for their regularization.“Jammu...

14-Dec-2017 New Delhi

19th ICOMOS General Assembly concludes at New Delhi

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu and Mr Tassaduq Mufti, Coordinator, J&K Chief Minister’s Grievance today visited the Heritage Exhibition organized by the Department of Archeology, Archives & Museums, J&K Govton the sidelines of the 19th General...

14-Dec-2017 New Delhi

FM addresses 90th Annual General Meeting of FICCI

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today called for proactive engagement of major corporate houses from across the country with Jammu and Kashmir to channelize substantive investment to the State.“There is tremendous scope for investment in potential sectors...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Heritage a binding force for communities, cultures : Haseeb Drabu

J&K Minister for Finance, Culture, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu said that cultural heritage plays a vital role in our life and keeps us attached with our tradition and beliefs. It is the prime duty of any civilized society to protect and preserve...

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