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Despite pandemic, JK Bank records improved performance in FY 2021: Chibber

 Srinagar: The chairman and managing director of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, RK Chibber said despite pandemic and all odds, the bank has been able to record a significantly improved performance in the current financial year including highest ever quarterly profit of Rs 315.75 crore over the last 7 years and restricting slippages for the year to bestow Rs 1000 crore.

First commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir exported to Dubai

New Delhi: In a step towards boosting horticultural crops exports, a first commercial shipment of Mishri variety of luscious cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to Dubai from Srinagar.APEDA assisted the shipment of cherries to Dubai by MS Desai Agri-Food Private Limited, a venture company of MS Innoterra, Dubai.

Jammu and Kashmir: Beekeepers from remote Rajouri village seek govt help to market honey

Rajouri: Villagers in a remote village in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district,who had taken up beekeeping several years ago to supplement their income from farming, are now seeking government help to market their produce, media reports said on Tuesday.

Jammu and Kashmir: 'Umeed' scheme helps create first-ever all women dairy farmer producer organization

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM) 'Umeed' has initiated a first of its kind all-women Dairy Farmers Producer Organization (FPO) at Mitrigam in Pulwama district, media reports said.

Jammu and Kashmir Govt signs MoU with Go-Airlines for transportation of perishable fruits

Srinagar: In a significant decision, the Jammu and Kashmir Horticulture Department, today signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with airline carrier Go-Airlines for transportation of perishable horticulture and agricultural produce to various destinations across the country.

Jammu and Kashmir gets Rs 1163.40 crore annual plan 2021-22 under NHM

Srinagar: For strengthening the healthcare system with special emphasis on Covid mitigation in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare has approved annual plan of Rs 1163.40 crore for J&K for the financial year 2021-22 under the National Health Mission.

Jammu and Kashmir: SKICC hosts maiden openair conference amid COVID-19 crisis   

Srinagar: SKICC Kashmir’s premier international conference centre has set a record of differentkind this time in the middle of deadly second wave of Covid pandemic by hosting an open air conference on the jetty of its back lawns which narrows down in waters ofworld famous Dal Lake.

COVID19 scare: Online stores help people stay inside while shopping in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: A few days back, Shakir Ahmed, a resident of Batapora area of Srinagar ran out of some essentials at home.

Covid fallout: Banks cut public business hours in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar:  In view of steep rise in the COVID19 cases, the banks operating in J&K have curtailed working hours and staff presence at the branches.

Under PMDP Jammu and Kashmir completes just 20 out of 54 projects in five years

Srinagar: Five years after the announcement of Prime Minister’s Development package, Jammu and Kashmir has been able to complete just 20 projects out of 54 projects which were funded under the package.

New Industrial Package is best package, any one has got: R P Thakur

Srinagar: Ranjan Prakash Thakur, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce (I&C), J&K today said that the industrial package announced for Jammu and Kashmir is the best package which any state has got till now and the amount of the package can be doubled if required.

Lavender to be promoted on commercial lines: Jammu and Kashmir Dir Agriculture

Srinagar: The Agriculture Department is exploring the avenues and opportunities to introduce lavender to some new areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

New Industrial policy comes into effect in Jammu and Kahsmir

Srinagar: With a mantra of government being facilitator rather than regulator and to give impetus to the industrial sector, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has accorded sanction to the implementation of new Industrial Policy 2021-30 and its procedural guidelines with effect from April 1, 2021.

Jammu and Kashmir: World Bank funds Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project

Srinagar: Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce (I&C), Ranjan Prakash Thakur along with Union Joint Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Shubha Thakur today visited Silk and Wool units of Jammu Kashmir Industries Limited, Rajbagh and Bemina and took stock of the ongoing works being undertaken at these units under the World Bank funded Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP).

District plan budget doubled at Rs 12,599 cr: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Sinha

Srinagar: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday said that Rs 12,599 crore budget had been earmarked for districts plan, which was more than double from the previous year.