Tag: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launches paddy procurement centres in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU: To ensure timely sale of paddy and remunerative prices to farmers, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday evening launched 20 procurement centres (PPCs) in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, an official said. In a first, the government of J&K has started procuring wheat in addition to paddy, the official spokesman said. Speaking at the […]

Jammu and Kashmir expecting investment proposals worth Rs 50,000 crore

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir is expecting investment proposals worth Rs 50,000 core which have the capacity to provide employment opportunities to 10 lakh persons, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said here on Sunday. “So far, proposals worth Rs 23,500 crores have been received. Investment proposals of Rs 35,000 crore by December 2021 and Rs 50,000 crore […]

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 […]

Jammu and Kashmir announces new industrial development scheme worth Rs 28,400 crore

NEW DELHI: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday announced a new industrial developmental scheme (IDS) with a total outlay of Rs 28,400 crore to encourage new investment and to take industrial development to the block level. “In a major decision of far-reaching consequence, Government of India has approved a new Industrial Developmental Scheme for […]

Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing a new dawn of development

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the union territory is witnessing a new dawn of development and within the next 3-4 years, the people will see metro rail services revolutionising the transport network in capital cities. Sinha said this while meeting former ministers, former legislators and public deputations who called […]

India’s Kashmir region seeks $4 billion in investments, to provide security

By Aftab Ahmed NEW DELHI: India’s federal territory of Jammu and Kashmir plans to attract investments worth up to $4 billion in the next two to three years and would provide security to businesses setting up shop in the insurgency-hit region, its chief said on Saturday. Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was India’s only Muslim-majority state […]

Nitishwar Kumar appointed principal secy to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday appointed Uttar Pradesh-cadre IAS officer Nitishwar Kumar, who was deputed to the Union Territory, as principal secretary to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, an official spokesman said. Consequent upon the inter-cadre deputation of Nitishwar Kumar, IAS (UP:1996) from Uttar Pradesh to J-K, the officer is posted as principal […]

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