BUSINESS

JK to develop Integrated Farming System Model: Bandh

JK to develop Integrated Farming System Model: Bandh

Srinagar: To ensure food security and doubling farmer’s income in the state by 2022, Minister for Agriculture Muhammad Khalil Bandh on Wednesday directed the SKUAST authorities to develop ‘Integrated Farming System Model’ within two months for the state. He made these remarks during the celebration of Wheat and Barley Day at Wadura Sopore campus of SKUAST-K. Complimenting the scientists […]

Government to start 17 seed houses to boost silkworm production: Khalil Bandh

Minister for Agriculture Muhammad Khalil Bandh on Monday said that it is time to transform Sericulture sector into a viable, profitable and sustainable enterprise and directed officials to start 17 seed houses to boost silkworm production in Kashmir. The Minister made these remarks during a visit of Sericulture complex at Tulsibagh and Alochibagh. The Minister stressed […]

Govt exploring JK’s skill landscape: Ansari

Govt exploring JK’s skill landscape: Ansari

Minister for Higher Education, Technical Education and Information Technology, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, today said that government was preparing the ground to revolutionise the young human resource in keeping view with the global market and an increasing demand for skill expertise. Speaking to a team of candidates from Jammu and Kashmir participating in the regional […]

Rs 126.79 crore approved for Pulwama district

Rs 126.79 crore approved for Pulwama district

A plan allocation of Rs 126.79 crore for Pulwama district was approved for the financial year 2018-19 at the District Development Board (DDB) meeting held under the chairmanship of Minister for Public Works Department, Naeem Akhter on Wednesday. The chairman DDB Pulwama Naeem Akhter directed the RDD department to work in a convergent mode with […]

Create Vermi Composit units for producing organic manure under MGNREGA-Veeri

Minister for Rural Development Department Abdul Rahman Veeri on Tuesday directed the BDOs for creation of Vermi Composit units for producing organic manure under MGNREGA so that organic farming is promoted in rural areas. The Minister was speaking at an introductory meeting with the senior functionaries of Rural Development Department and district administration of Jammu […]

Exclusive Skill Development Institutes to be established for growers: Basharat Bukhari

Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today said that the Skill Development Institutes will be established in the state that will equip fruit growers with necessary technical skills like pruning, grafting among others, so as to increase the quality of state’s produce. For up-scaling the skills of growers, the […]

JK Cements turnover Rs 114 cr in 2017-18, highest in 5 years

JK Cements turnover Rs 114 cr in 2017-18, highest in 5 years

State-owned corporation JK Cements has recorded highest ever revenue of Rs 114 crore in 2017-18, highest in last five years. This was revealed during a review meeting of the corporation by the Vice Chairman Er. Nazir Ahmad Yatoo. The meeting was attended by Managing Director JK Cements, FA&CAO, DGM’s and other Heads of marketing &Sales, […]

Need to promote micro irrigation, skills to boast agricultural production-Khalil Bandh

Need to promote micro irrigation, skills to boast agricultural production-Khalil Bandh

Minister for Agriculture, Muhammad Khalil Band on Thursday stressed on the promotion of micro irrigation system in water stressed areas and adoption of appropriate and scientific cropping system to boost agriculture production. He made these remarks during a meeting with a team of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) who called on him here today. […]

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