Tag: Jammu & Kashmir

Agri export activities pick up in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

NEW DELHI: With the mandate to promote agri export of Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, APEDA has scripted new success stories by taking several initiatives to sensitise growers, exporters, state government officials and other stakeholders on the export potential of agricultural products and requirements under the National Programme for Organic Production […]

Jammu and Kashmir approves Rs 2 lakh interest-free loan for PMAY-U beneficiaries

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council, which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the proposal of the Housing and Urban Development Department to provide interest-free loan up to Rs 2 lakh to the urban houseless economically weaker section beneficiaries under Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of the Pradhan Mantri […]

Farooq Abdullah requests Narendra Modi to restore 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir as he highlighted various problems due to lack of the facility and the harsh winter in the Union Territory. He prayed for the success of the COVID-19 vaccine and urged […]

Finance Ministry releases Rs 6,000 crore to states, UTs to meet GST shortfall

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Finance has released the 11th weekly instalment of Rs.6,000 crore to the States to meet the GST compensation shortfall. Out of this, an amount of Rs.5,516.60 crore has been released to 23 States and an amount of Rs.483.40 crore has been released to the 3 Union Territories (UT) with Legislative […]

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT to extend coverage to all residents of Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT to extend coverage to all residents of Jammu & Kashmir today through video conference. Union Ministers, Amit Shah, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Dr Jitendra Singh and Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir,Manoj Sinha were present on the occasion. The Prime Minister also interacted with […]

Lieutenant Governor announces Rs 1,350 crore package to bolster biz, jobs in Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday approved a record Rs 1,350 package to spur growth in businesses and jobs in Jammu and Kashmir hit by terrorism and the coronavirus pandemic. The economic package will primarily act as a lifeline to distressed entities, self-employed individuals in tourism and transport sectors and will also offset […]

Four more States and UTs linked with One Nation One Ration Card scheme today

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has reviewed the progress of One Nation One Ration Card plan. While taking note of the requisite technical readiness of 4 more States/Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand, the Department of Food & Public Distribution has […]

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