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Probe committee ‘establishes guilt’ against secretary panchayat Gamroo

Probe committee ‘establishes guilt’ against secretary panchayat Gamroo ‘Accused swindled auction money’ Srinagar, May 30: The three member committee constituted to probe the embezzlement of funds raised after auctioning of Panchayat assets in Bandipora has in its report established the involvement of accused official. The inquiry report submitted by the committee has established that the [...]

Amendment to Panchayati Raj Act passed

Amendment to Panchayati Raj Act passed   Jammu, March 6: An amendment to the Panchayati Raj Act was passed Wednesday in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council. The LA Bill No. 12 of 2014 regarding amendment to the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 was moved in the Council by Minister for Rural Development [...]

Implementation of National Food Security Act in JK on cards

Implementation of National Food Security Act in JK on cards Consumers asked to fill up declaration forms Srinagar, Mar 4: Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution department, Kashmir Bashir Ahmad Khan Monday appealed people to fill up the declaration forms in order avail benefits under National Food Security Act. Addressing a news conference in Srinagar, [...]

Kashmir shall have to wait for ‘Aadhaar’ Biometric data collection yet to begin in Srinagar

Kashmir shall have to wait for ‘Aadhaar’ Biometric data collection yet to begin in Srinagar   Srinagar, Jan 27: Although distribution of multipurpose ‘Aadhaar’ card has already begun in several Indian states, residents of Jammu and Kashmir will have to wait till the end of the current year, owing to slow pace in compiling biometric [...]

PMSSS turns out to be a damp squib Duped Students Return To Kashmir; Demand Arrest Of Touts

PMSSS turns out to be a damp squib Duped Students Return To Kashmir; Demand Arrest Of Touts   Srinagar, Dec 16: Kashmiri students pursuing education under the centrally sponsored Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMGSS) are returning to their homes after they were disallowed to appear in exams in their respective colleges in other states. [...]

Agreed to incorporate provisions of 73rd amendment: Sagar

Agreed to incorporate provisions of 73rd amendment: Sagar Govt. says 73rd amendment row over   Srinagar, Nov 9: A day after Rahul Gandhi advised Omar Abdullah to implement 73rd amendment, Medical Education Minister and senior Congress leader Taj Mohi-u-Din Friday said that Rahul may not have been informed by State Congress that matter had been [...]

Janani Surakhsaa Yojnaa damp squib in Kashmir

Janani Surakhsaa Yojnaa damp squib in Kashmir Many women ‘denied’ benefits Budgam, October 4th: The much hyped Janani Surakhsaa Yojnaa (JSY) has turned out to be a damp squib in Kashmir as many women eligible for the scheme have been denied its monetary benefits. JSY a centrally sponsored scheme of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) [...]