J & K
J&K KVIB holds workshop on various schemes

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board today held a workshop on various schemes, being implemented by the KVIB, at Udhyog Bhawan Jammu, wherein Vice Chairman of the Board- Peerzada Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardy was the chief guest.

JK brings Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance-2018

The state cabinet that met here today under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance, 2018.

Cabinet approves implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations

In a major decision, the state cabinet that met here today under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations for state government employees and pensioners with effect from January 2016.

Chief Minister e-inaugurates Dialysis facility at Anantnag District Hospital

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti e-inaugurated a separate Dialysis facility for Anantnag District Hospital here today.

Fulfilling commitments made with every section of society: Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said that her Government is fulfilling the commitments made with every section of society in the State.

Govt orders closure of academic private tuitioning

In order to remove distractions in and around schools and to put in place a regulatory mechanism for improving the academic environment in the State, Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said all those private tuition centers which offer tuitions upto class 12th will be closed for time being and the decision in this regard will be reviewed on fortnightly basis.

JK’s developmental profile transforming fast: Dy CM

 Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today maintained that the achievements registered by the coalition government during last three years have changed the development narrative in the state besides ensuring transparency and accountability.

Need for reviving teachings, philosophy of Hazrat Amir e Kabir (R. A.): Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed the need for reviving the teachings of Hazrat Amir Kabir Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (R. A.) saying these hold the key to many of the issues confronting humanity in the present day world.

Bukhari seeks civil society support to avert educational disempowerment

Seeking cooperation from every section of the society to ensure disruption-free academic activities in the Valley, the Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today urged the students to concentrate on their studies.

Mehbooba welcomes Union Cabinet decision to award death to rape convicts

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the decision of the Union Cabinet to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. This, she said, would go a long way in curbing the level of harassment against women and girl child in the country.

Tassaduq Mufti calls for preserving JK’s distinct heritage character

Advocating proper preservation of heritage sites in the state, the Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today said that heritage informs about how people lived in past and encourage the coming generation to learn from their experiences and achievements.

President visits Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

The President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, today visited the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji and paid obeisance at the Sanctum Sanctorum.

Deputations of industrialists, Patwaries, dental surgeons, civil society meet Mehbooba

Several deputations from different walks of life met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and apprised her of their problems and sought their resolution.

Mehbooba praises Jammuites for upholding inclusive sense, brotherhood

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today praised the people of Jammu for upholding the tenets of harmony, inclusive sense, amity and brotherhood despite severe provocations and defeating the evil designs of miscreants.

KVIB establishes clusters to boost work of rural artisans, traditional art

To generate rural employment and to promote the entrepreneurs in the rural areas of the State, Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) has established three clusters in different districts of Kashmir Division in first phase.