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15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Advisors, CS review status of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway

On the directions of Hon’ble Governor, Advisors K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday held extensive deliberations with the concerned officers in the State administration besides representatives of NHAI and various...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Secretary IT calls on Governor

Secretary Information Technology (IT), Saugat Biswas met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.During the meeting, Sh. Biswas briefed the Governor about the pace of work on digitization of records of all departments. Governor also took note of the on-ground...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Secretary Tourism calls on Governor

Secretary Tourism Sh. Rigzin Sampheal met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.Sh. Sampheal informed the Governor about the various initiatives being taken by the Department for enhancing tourism prospects of the State.Pointing to the vital importance...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Prof Sanjeev Jain, VC SMVDU meets Governor

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University today called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan.Prof. Jain briefed the Governor about the to-date status of important academic, administrative and infrastructural development issues...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

VC KU Prof Talat Ahmad calls on Governor

Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir (KU) Professor Talat Ahmad called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.During the meeting, Prof Talat apprised the Governor about the overall academic, administrative, research and infrastructural status of...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Governor meets several delegations

Several delegations accompanying Dr Heena Shafi Bhat, Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (North Zone),  met with Governor, Satya Pal Malik today at Raj Bhavan.The delegations including, Jammu and Kashmir Private Un-aided Colleges Association,...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Zafar Iqbal Manhas calls on Governor

Zafar Iqbal Manhas, MLC called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today. Manhas, extending his warm greetings on his maiden meeting with the Governor, apprised him of the pressing problems being faced by the local population.He informed the Governor...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

MP Nazir Laway calls on Governor

Nazir Ahmad Laway, Member of Parliament, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.Sh. Laway informed the Governor about his assessment and suggestions in regard to dealing with several important issues relating to the obtaining situation in the...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary reviews Durbar Move arrangements

Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam chaired a high-level meeting here this morning to take a comprehensive review of the arrangements for bi-annual DurbarMove.The meeting was informed that as per the orders already issued by the General Administration Department...

15-Oct-2018 Rajouri

B.B. Vyas inaugurates SHRC Sub-Office at Rajouri

Advisor to Governor B.B. Vyas today inaugurated the sub-office of Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (JKSHRC) at Tandwal, Rajouri,Justice (Retd), Bilal Nazki, Chairperson, SHRC and Members Jang Bahadur and Brij Mohan Sharma, Secretary, Law, Justice...

15-Oct-2018 Jammu

Mahila Kisan Diwas celebrated across Jammu Division

Rashtrya Mahila Kisan Diwas was celebrated across the state with great enthusiasm in which a huge number of women farmers participated. JAMMU:  Agriculture Department organized Mahila Kisan Diwas at village Nagrota which was presided over by Incharge CAO...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Agriculture Department celebrates Women Farmers Day

Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today inaugurated a function at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, Srinagar to celebrate Women Farmers’ Day on the eve of International Day for Rural Woman.Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture said that...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Tasaduq highlights JK’s tourism potential in Moscow

Director Tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani gave a detailed presentation on the potential of J&K tourism at travel and tourism shows in Moscow, which was organized by Union Ministry of Tourism.Thousands of the travel agents from different parts of the country...

15-Oct-2018 Ramban

Draft Master Plan for Banihal town discussed

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ramban Showkat Aijaz Bhat today convened a meeting with various stakeholders to discuss the draft Master Plan for holistic development of Banihal town.The meeting was attended by SSP Ramban Anita Sharma, ADC Dr. Basharat...

15-Oct-2018 Shopian

Legal services-cum-awareness camp held at Shopian

The District Administration Shopian in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Shopian organised a daylong mega Legal Services-Cum-Awareness Camp here today at Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian.The event was jointly inaugurated by District Development...

15-Oct-2018 Budgam

DDC Budgam urges women to participate in progressive farming

Department of Agricultural today held an awareness camp cum Mahila Kissan Dewas at Budgam which was presided over by the District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar.Speaking on the occasion, the DDC talked about the topic of ‘Empowered Women...

15-Oct-2018 Budgam

Awareness camp under Swachh Bharat Mission held at Budgam

Rural Development Department today held awareness-cum-felicitation program at Sheikh-ul-Alam hall in Budgam.The function was presided over by the Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda.District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr. Syed...

15-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Atal Dulloo reviews progress of work on AIIMS, Medical Colleges

Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo today chaired the maiden meeting of High-Level Committee to review the progress of work on AIIMS and five new medical colleges in the State.The meeting was attended by Chairman SSB, Chief...

15-Oct-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil chairs DLC meet on PMAY-G

Deputy Commissioner Kargil Vikas Kundal today chaired a District Level Committee (DLC) meeting on Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (PMAY - G) to discuss formulation of block wise Annual Action Plan (AAP) for the district.The meeting discussed that the district–wise...

15-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews progress on Land Records Digitization

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting to review the progress of preparation of Jamabandies for the year 2017-18 and implementation of Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme at DC Office Complex Kupwara.The...

15-Oct-2018 Jammu

DC Jammu hands over pensions to Non-Pensioner War Widows

Paying homage to sacrifices of the soldiers and their families, a programme was held today here at the premises of Rajya Sainik Board office, Jammu. Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar was the Chief Guest on the occasion. During his address, the DC appreciated...

15-Oct-2018 Udhampur

Div Com kick-starts Khelo India Sports events at Udhampur

As a part of Khelo India Sports initiative taken up by the Government of India on the theme "peace and development” today the District Administration Udhampur in collaboration with “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” campaign organized different sports event at Subash...

15-Oct-2018 Reasi

Duggar Culture: Highlight of Navratra Festival 2018

Navratra Festival 2018, being organized by the state administration and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board is successfully attracting tourists from outside the state. Tourists from all over India are amazed by the display of cultural diversity of the state.Continuing...

14-Oct-2018 Reasi

Navratra Festival enters 4th day

The All India Devotional Song Competition continued attracting huge crowd for the fourth consecutive day of the Navratra Festival 2018.Famous Celebrity Singer, Manu Vandana, winner of the Awaaz Punjab Di contest, enthralled the audience with his performance....

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

TRI to play key role in tribal research : Secy Tribal Affairs

Secretary, Social Welfare, Tribal Affairs & Cooperatives, Farooq Ahmad Lone today visited the construction site of J&K’s maiden Tribal Research Institute (TRI) coming up at Khimber, Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar.He was accompanied by Director Tribal...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Training Program on Juvenile Justice concludes at SIKCC

Speakers at the concluding session of the 2-day Orientation Program Sunday said there needs a collective effort for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice in the state.The orientation program was organized by Juvenile Justice Committee of J&K High Court...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

52nd GB meeting of SSH Kakryal

Advisor to Governor, Member Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (SMVDNSH) Kakryal, B. B. Vyas Sunday stressed that the facilities in Orthopedic and Neurosurgical facilities needs to be enhanced...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

NITI Aayog CEO hails impressive performance by Baramulla, Kupwara

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant has hailed the impressive progress made by district Baramulla and Kupwara in upgradation of basic amenities for the people under the Aspirational Districts Programme.Kant conducted an extensive tour of...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Abdul Gani Vakil calls on Governor

Abdul Gani Vakil, former Minister, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today. Sh. Vakil, extending his warm greetings on his maiden meeting with the Governor, informed him of the pressing problems being faced by the local population.The Governor...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Governor calls to engaging JK’s youth effectively

Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the most important stakeholders in the peace process is JK’s youth and it is essential to engage them regularly and effectively to give impetus to peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir.The Governor said this while...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Third phase of J&K municipal polls ends peacefully

Voting for the third phase of municipal polls ended peacefully on Saturday in Jammu & Kashmir's Samba, Srinagar, Anantnag and Baramulla districts, with an overall turnout of 16.3 per cent.Samba district recorded the highest voter turnout of 81.5 per cent...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Thousands attend funeral of Hizb militant Shabir Ahmad in Pulwama

Thousands of people today participated in the funeral of Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in an encounter with government forces in Babgund area of this district.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service said that hundreds of people marched towards...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai reviews progress on Jammu Ropeway project

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today reviewed the progress on prestigious Jammu Ropeway Project during his visit to the construction site. He also took a ride from Bahu to Mahamaya.Managing Director JK Cable Car Corporation, Shamim Ahmad Wani besides...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

Skilled Youth key to faster economic growth : Khurshid Ahmad Ganai

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today urged the youth to take advantage of the immense resources and schemes launched by the government to accelerate economic growth.  He asked them to explore opportunities in traditional skills and new age technologies...

13-Oct-2018 Baramulla/Kupwara

CEO NITI Aayog visits Aspirational Districts Baramulla, Kupwara

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant today visited north Kashmir districts of Baramulla and Kupwara to take stock on implementation of various schemes under Aspirational Districts Programme.He was accompanied by Joint Secretary NITI Aayog,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

63rd Meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board held

The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board.The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

63rd Meeting of SMVDSB

The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board.The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

State Information Commissioner calls on Governor

Mohammad Ashraf Mir, State Information Commissioner, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today and apprised the latter about the present state of functioning of the Commission and the work which has been disposed of.Governor discussed with Sh. Mir,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

CEO, NITI Aayog meets Governor

Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog accompanied by Rakesh Ranjan, Joint Secretary, NITI Aayog, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department Rohit Kansal was also present in the meeting.During the...

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