Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Unified Headquarters holds meet, CM chairs
Mehbooba stresses on more humane approach, exercising maximum restraint
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-The Unified Headquarters held its meeting here today with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti in chair. The meeting took a review of the overall security scenario in the State including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh was also present in the meeting. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister stressed upon the security agencies to adopt a more humane approach while dealing with the situations. She advised the security agencies to exercise maximum restraint and strictly ensure safety and sec...

Dr Drabu announces exclusive Industrial Development Scheme for JK
In maiden initiative benefits extended to Services Sector
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)- In a significant decision aimed at expanding and promoting business activities in the State, Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today announced an exclusive Industrial Development Scheme for J&K bringing, for the first time, the services sector under the ambit of the pioneering initiative. Making the big announcement in the State Assembly while winding up the discussion on Budget 2018-19 in the House, Dr Drabu said that under the scheme, to be rolled out shortly, Central Capital Investment subsidy of 30 percent would be provided for plant and machinery inclu...

Center gives nod to Kishtwar Airstrip: Dr. Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, January 16, (Scoop News)-The Center government has given nod to establishment of an Airstrip in Kishtwar to enhance air connectivity in the district. The much awaited Kishtwar Airstrip aimed at to ensure regional connectivity on subsidized rates has got approval here today at a high level meeting held in this regard in the national capital. Chaired by MoS in Prime Minister's office, Dr Jitendra Singh, the meeting was attended by Union Minister of State for Defense, Dr. Subash Bhamre, Minister of State for Transport J&K, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Joint Secretary Defense, Chief Sec...

LA Proceedings :PMDP size Rs 82453 cr: Dr Drabu
Projects taken up under package at different stages of implementation
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu informed the House that as on date the estimated size of the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) is Rs 82453 crore and the projects instituted under this package are at different stages of execution. The Minister was replying to a question by Mr Rajiv Jasrotia. He said the package aims at overall development of the State and cannot be segregated at regional, sub-regional or district levels. Dr Drabu further informed that there is no timeline prescribed for spending, but it depends on our capacity to spend. He...

Delegation of KEG, KPC call on Chief Minister
thank her for setting up Aiwan i Sahafat at Sgr
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)- A joint delegation of representatives of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Press Club, Srinagar called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The delegation thanked the Chief Minister for her intervention in establishing Aiwan i Sahafat in Srinagar and taking necessary steps in handing over the premises for the purpose. The Chief Minister informed the delegation that she wishes Aiwan i Sahafat to come up as a centre of intellectual discourse and creativity of unparallel excellence in the country. She assured the delegation that Gov...

Tourism promotes interactions, removes misgivings: Mehbooba
3 day festival to showcase winter attraction at famed Ski resort
Gulmarg, January 14, (Scoop News)-Terming tourism as one of the best means to promote dialogue, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said that it gives ample opportunities to people to know each other better and closely. Interacting with a group of tourists on the side-lines of a three day Snow festival here last evening, the Chief Minister said that tourism promotes interactions at people’s level, removes misgivings and creates bonds of amity among sections of societies. That is why, she said, every tourist visit to the State is a step towards peace. Mehbooba Mufti asked the guests not to ...

Mehbooba hopes present Indo-Pak acrimonious discourse would give way to harmony, peace
Says State’s people victims of this hostility, asks Police to be humane while enforcing writ of law, undertake parenting while policing
Talwara (Reasi), January 14, (Scoop News)- Saying that the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been the worst victims of bitter relations between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today expressed the hope that the present acrimonious discourse between the two neighbouring countries would give way to a discourse of harmony, peace and friendship. Addressing the attestation cum passing out parade at Subsidiary Training Centre, Talwara here, the Chief Minister said the people of the State have suffered a lot due to acrimony, bitterness and hostilities between India and Pakistan. Sh...

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