Srinagar: A one-day awareness cum plantation drive was conducted at Faculty of Forestry SKUAST-K in collaboration with Rahim Greens.
Bandipora: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Friday chaired a meeting of Officers to review the arrangements for the celebration of World Wetland day on February 2.
Shopian: Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya on Friday chaired a meeting to review the landslide prone areas in the district.
Srinagar: Department of Soil and Water Conservation District Budgam on Thursday held a cleanliness drive in Hokarsar wetland here.
Jammu: Commissioner Secretary, Forests, Ecology and Environment, Sanjeev Verma Thursday visited Gharana Wetland to inspect the conservation works being executed there.
Srinagar/IBNS: The Jammu and Kashmir government has commissioned two consultancy assignments to increase the disaster resilience of J&K and Ladakh and increase the capacity of both union territories (UTs) to respond promptly and effectively to any crisis or emergency.
Srinagar/UNI: Heat wave returned due to surge in the maximum temperature even though night remains slightly cold after maximum temperature settled below normal in the Kashmir valley.
Srinagar/UNI: A residential house and a mosque were partially damaged in a flash flood triggered by heavy rain and cloudburst in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Wednesday.
Srinagar/UNI: A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.5 on Richter scale hit parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours on Sunday.
Srinagar: J&K Biodiversity Council today observed International Day for Biological Diversity by organising a webinar with the theme “We’re part of the solution#ForNature”.
Srinagar: In order to provide a backup to upscale cropping intensity of vegetable seedlings under controlled conditions, a Hi-tech poly house established by the department of Agriculture at Mini Secretariat Shopian provides variety of vegetable seedlings to the farmers to produce high quality vegetables.
Srinagar: Commissioner Secretary, Forests, Ecology and Environment, Sanjeev Verma today chaired an interdepartmental meeting to review afforestation drives under Green India Mission, at the Civil Secretariat here.
Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today initiated a plantation drive at Manasbal Park by planting a deodar sapling on the banks of the Manasbal Lake.
Srinagar: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today paid a surprise visit to district Shopian and Pulwama to inspect various pre and post harvest units. According to the statement, the Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Horticulture, Chief Canning and Processing Instructor and other senior officers.
Srinagar: The Director Law Enforcement J&K, Bal Krishan Chandan today called for zero tolerance against spurious/substandard pesticides and fertilizers besides strict implementation of established procedures of law enforcement so that the farming community could be served in a real spirit.