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19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor inaugurates conference of Deputy Commissioners, District SSsP

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a one-day conference of Deputy Commissioners and District Senior Superintendents of Police at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), here today. Advisors to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, K Vijay Kumar...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

B B Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK

Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism to effectively promote small-scale industrial sector in the state so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are provided with the necessary support.The Advisor was speaking at the twin...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

K Vijay Kumar hears public delegations, individuals at Srinagar

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today held Grievance Redressal Camp at JK Governor's Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands.During the Public Grievance Camp, 20 delegations and...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

PDD regularizes 63711 connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme

On the directions of the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, PDD has regularized 63711 electricity connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme across the Valley.SAUBHAGYA or Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was flagged off in September 2017...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JK KVIB’s month-long Khadi Exhibition begins at Kashmir Haat

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) today started a month-long national-level Khadi Exhibition-cum-Sale at Kashmir Haat here for the promotion of Khadi and Village Industries (V.I) products.In all, over 200 stalls of Khadi and Village...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

PCCF chairs meeting regarding handing over of markings to SFC

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Suresh Chugh, today took a detailed joint meeting of Territorial Forest and J&K State Forest Corporation regarding handing over of markings to SFC for the year 2018-19.The Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dir Tourism interacts with US Embassy Vice Consul

Director tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani today had an interaction with Vice Consul at US Embassy at New Delhi, Katrina Dix, to improve communication ties with the embassy, so that American nationals visiting the State can be helped quickly in case they face any...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Khurshid Shah, Farooq Shah review status of World Bank funded projects

Commissioner Secretary PWD Khurshid Ahmad Shah and Secretary Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR) Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting to review the status of World Bank funded projects in the State.The meeting was attended by Development...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Rohit Kansal reviews works at Jagti migrant camp

Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal and Secretary Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting with Relief Commissioner Migrants M L Raina regarding renovation and repair of migrant flats at Jagti.The meeting which...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon chairs meet to discuss Poultry Policy

The Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to discuss the draft poultry policy and measures to be taken to uplift the poultry industry in the state.The meeting was attended...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Zanskar, other deputations meet Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

Deputations and individuals from across the Valley met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and brought their issues into his notice.A deputation from Zanskar demanded upgradation of infrastructure and tourism promotion in the area.Deputations...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

DG BSF meets Governor

K.K. Sharma, Director General, Border Security Force, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.DG briefed Governor about functioning of the BSF in Jammu and Kashmir and about various issues connected with internal and external security, particularly...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

GOC 14 Corps briefs Governor

Lt. Gen. Y.K. Joshi, GOC 14 Corps, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Lt. Gen briefed Governor regarding the situation along the LoC and LAC which fall within the Area of Responsibility of this Corps.Governor held detailed discussion...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy GAD briefs Governor

Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Parray briefed Governor about various important issues relating to the   service matters of the government departments...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Principal Sec Health and Medical Education briefs Governor

Atal Dulloo, Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Dullo briefed Governor about several important administrative matters relating to the Health and Medical Education Department...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Atal Dulloo visits Government Dental College Srinagar

Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today visited Government Dental College and Hospital here and took stock of patient care and academic scenario in the College.He was accompanied by College Principal Prof. Riyaz Farooq and Medical...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Saurabh Bhagat for effective implementation of Labour laws

Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Saurabh Bhagat, today ordered a cross-verified survey of the commercial establishments registered with the department for effective implementation of labour laws and better revenue realization.“A fresh survey attested...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Role of women pivotal to societal emancipation: Dr Farooq Lone

Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, Tuesday said that contribution of women is pivotal for progress and prosperity of any society.The Secretary said this while speaking at a one-day orientation-cum-training programme organized by Resource...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs 110th FAC meeting

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Tuesday in its 110th meeting, cleared 5 proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions.The proposals cleared today include use...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’

The Industries & Commerce Department today formally rolled out the maiden “J&K Start-up Policy-2018” for the state. The Policy was approved by the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik last week.Giving details, Principal...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

‘APHC (M) team in Geneva to participate in ongoing UNHRC session’

A crucial meeting of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) was held on Tuesday which was presided over by chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, at the amalgam’s Rajbagh headquarters.The meeting, according to a statement issued to GNS, said that the APHC (M) team,...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani chairs amalgam’s Majlis-e-Shoora meet

All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) convened an extraordinary meeting of Majlis-e-Shoora, presided over by its chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, at his Hyderpora residence. The meeting discussed the prevailing political situation with reference to the ongoing...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Nursing students up the ante over classmate’s arrest

Nearly a hundred nursing students from various colleges of the Valley on Tuesday staged a demonstration in the capital city against the continued detention of their classmate who has been arrested on charges of aiding militants.Reports reaching news gathering...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Govt notifies revised SOPs for State Disaster Relief Fund

The Governor’s Administration today accorded sanction to the adoption of revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).According to the order issued by GAD, State Executive Committee (SEC) will place funds at the disposal...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

State Judiciary donates Rs 60 lakhfor Kerala flood relief fund

An amount of Rs. 60,27,926/ has been donated by the Judges of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Judicial Officers and staff of the High Court and the Subordinate Courts of the State for the flood victims of Kerala.The contribution has been sent to...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir Journalists Association delegation calls on Secy Information

A delegation of Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA) led byMoazzam Mohammad called on the Secretary Information Sarmad Hafeez here today and sought redress of various issues faced by the journalists working in Kashmir.Director Information, Tariq Ahmad...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JK makes major headway towards ‘Ease of Doing Business’

In a landmark initiative aimed at easing flow of investment through business ventures in the State, the Governor’s Administration today approved ‘J&K Single Window (Industrial Investment and Business Facilitation) Act-2018’.The Act has been approved...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JRL called shutdown brings life to a grinding halt in Kashmir

A complete shutdown was observed on Monday across the Valley and parts of Chenab valley in response to the call given by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the killing of militants and civilians at the hands of government forces.Reports reaching...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation of MLA and MLCs meet Governor

 A delegation comprising  Sham Lal Choudhary, MLA Suchetgarh; Surinder Choudhary and Vikram Randhawa, MLCs, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation extended warm greetings to Malik on his appointment as Governor J&K...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Chairperson KVIC meets Governor

Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (North Zone), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, met Governor  Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and extended her compliments to Sh. Malik on his appointment...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Director NIT calls on Governor

Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, accompanied by Dr. Nisar Ahmed Mir, Registrar, NIT, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Sehgal briefed Governor about the ongoing academic programmes...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation from Ladakh meets Governor

A delegation from Ladakh led by Thupstan Chhewang, Member Parliament, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation extended warm greetings to Malik on his appointment as Governor J&K.The delegation apprised Governor about...

16-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Panchayat Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Panchayat Elections in the State.“The elections to 316 Blocks in 4490 Panchayat Halqas comprising of 35096 Panch Constituencies will be held from 17...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiris’ blood spilled ruthlessly : Yasin Malik

Addiction for human blood and impunity from punishment has turned Indian forces inhuman. Qazigund and Kulgam carnage is a glaring example of this inhumanness,” said the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday.“From Handwara...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Fire damages famous Pamposh hotel in Srinagar

At least four firefighters were injured while trying to douse off flames at a prominent hotel in this capital city on Saturday.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service said that around 1:30 pm today, fire raged from the attic of the six-storey...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Urban Local Bodies Elections in the  State.“The elections to 2 Municipal Corporations, 3 Municipal Councils and 72 Municipal Committees in the State...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Sonam Wangchuk meets Governor

Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer, innovator and education reformist, hailing  from Ladakh and Ms. Gitanjali, Founding CEO Himalayan Institute of Advanced Learning (HIAL),  met Governor  Satya Pal Malik  at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Wangcuk...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Union Secretary Housing and Urban Affairs meets Governor

Durga Shankar Mishra, Union Secretary Housing and Urban Affairs, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Sh. Mishra discussed various programmes underway in the State under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ and to the date status of...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation of former ministers meet Governor

A delegation comprising Abdul Rahim Rather, Nasir Aslam Sogami and Sh. Firoz Khan-all former Ministers, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and extended warm greetings to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of J&K. The delegation...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor launches “Swachhata Hi Seva”

Governor, Satya Pal Malik launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS)” Programme for J&K, a fortnight long program (till 2nd October) for public awareness and involvement of community, in a function held at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre. ...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Workshop on Swachh Survekshan-2019 held in Srinagar

A day-long regional workshop regarding the Swachh Survekshan-2019 was organized by the Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UDD) under Swachh Bharat Mission in association with the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) at SKICC Srinagar today.Union...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Govt looking into demands of SSA teachers : Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Government is examining the demands of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers.The Advisor Ganai said this while talking to the media-persons on the sidelines of cleanliness drive, “Swachhata Hi Seva-2018"...

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