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Navin Choudhary inaugurates ‘Pashudhan Vyapar Mela’ at Lakhanpur

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KATHUA: Principal Secretary, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today inaugurated ‘Pashudhan Vyapar Mela’ at RP Check post, Lakhanpur. Secretary, Cooperatives Department, Yasha Mudgal was the guest of honor on the occasion. Terming ‘Pashudhan Vyapar Mela’ being held every month at Lakhanpur as landmark decision, Naveen Choudhary said the step will help Jammu and Kashmir in a big way to achieve the target of becoming self sufficient in milk production. He said after the easing out of departmental schemes dairy sector witnessed gradual shift as over ten thousand new dairy units have been opened in last two years. He said ‘Pashudhan Vyapar Mela’ is aimed at to provide best breed of livestock within the territory of Jammu and Kashmir and to save time and money of the farmers ...

World Soil Day: Celebrations held at KVK Pulwama, soil cards distributed

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Pulwama: World Soil health Day was Celebrated at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)/ Extension Training Centre Malangpora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday. The programme was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)/ Extension Training Centre Malangpora and was inaugurated by Director Extension SKUST-K Dr Dil Mohammad Maqdoomi who was the chief guest on the occasion. On the occasion, Professor Dr Masrat Shafi, Scientists of KVK Pulwama and number of progressive farmers were present. Director Extension SKUST-K, Scientists from KVK Pulwama and others spoke on the occasion. Soil health cards were distributed among the farmers by Chief guest and other officials on the occasion, officials told Kashmir Reader. “This day is observed as world soil health day, it has been notice soil is losing i...

KVK Bandipora celebrates day

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BANDIPORA: World Soil Day is commemorated to raise awareness about the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the long-term management of soil resources. The Day was celebrated by the Kendra on 5th of December 2021 at the main hall of KVK in which 58 farmers and 14 students participated. On the occasion Director Extension SKUAST Kashmir, Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi said that soil resources are essential for humankind’s well-being and the sustainability of life on Earth and despite being very well aware of this fact, human beings threaten soil and soil resources through their unsustainable activities. Degradation of soil affects the production of food, leading to hunger and malnutrition. Dr Tariq Sultan, Scientist KVK Bandipora stressed on the need to conserve soil and prevent its ...

Director Agriculture Kashmir inaugurates camp at Shopian Mini Secretariat

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SHOPIAN: Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department Kashmir today celebrated “World Soil Day” across the Kashmir Division. Besides holding functions at Zonal, Sub Divisional & District levels, a mega function was held here at Mini Secretariat Shopian. Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal inaugurated the function. Speaking on the occasion the Director Agriculture said that “World Soil Day ” is celebrated annually on 5th of December round the globe to highlight, pay attention and to address the issues and challenges confronting this finite natural resource. This year’s theme for World Soil Health Day is “Halt Soil Salinization, Boost Soil Productivity”. Director Agriculture Kashmir, enlightened the importance of soil for human survival. He said that “World S...

SAATH p1rog will unleash the export potential of women entrepreneurs of J&K: Dr Sehrish

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SRINAGAR: A day-long interaction chaired by India SME Forum with the selected women entrepreneurs of Jammu and Kashmir under programme “SAATH” was held here at the state office of Jammu Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM ). The interaction programme included over 30 women entrepreneurs from the handmade and handicraft sector who have export ready products. Speaking on the occasion, Mission Director JKRLM, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar said that the main objective of conducting today’s workshop was not only to orient the already identified Self Help Group members but to offer them necessary product and design intervention to meet the design demand of International markets. Saath members were made aware of colour schemes, raw material sourcing, value addition on handicraft products, quality ma...

CMD launches J&K Bank mPay Delight

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“I believe it will delight our customers and make their transactions safer and easier” SRINAGAR: To make daily transactions of its customers more secure and easier, J&K Bank today launched its revised and refurbished Mobile Banking App – mPay Delight – for the Public. CMD, R K Chhibber unveiled the app in presence of Executive President Sunil Gupta, Presidents, and Vice Presidents besides other senior Bank officials here at the Bank’s corporate headquarters. All the Zonal Heads along with other officials also joined the launching ceremony through video-conferencing mode. Speaking on the occasion, the CMD said, “Through its timely and efficient application in banking, technology has not only revolutionized the customer-experience by making it truly personalized but has democratized the ...

KVK Bandipora organized Veterinary Clinical Camp

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SRINAGAR: A one-day Veterinary Clinical Camp was organized today on 4th December, 2021 at the main campus KVK Bandipora. The programme was inaugurated by the Director Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi wherein Associate Director Extension (A.S) Prof. Masood Saleem Mir , Dr Sushil Kumar besides all the Scientific and supporting staff of the Kendra were also present . The programme was actively participated by 50 progressive farmers including 5 farm-women. At the outset, the Director Extension highlighted the very purpose of conduct of the camp and informed that the health of animals was of paramount importance for good economic returns, quality and overall growth of the sector. With his novel approach, the Director Extension presented a live demonstration to the particip...

JSS Kupwara observes IDPD

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DC Kupwara stresses for upgradation of employment avenues for specially abled persons KUPWARA: As part of celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), Jan Shikshan Santhan (JSS), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Kupwara unit today organized a function at Government Degree College Kupwara. The function was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din. In his address, the DC highlighted the importance of observing the day and said the specially abled persons are the important segment of our society and to look after them is the prime duty of every individual. He said December 03 is observed internationally being observed for the welfare of specially abled persons and to promote their rights and raise awareness about their well-being. He stressed...

Pr. Commissioner Income Tax meets Taxpayers & Youth of Pulwama

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PULWAMA: In continuation to their outreach programmes across the UT of J&K and Ladakh, on the 3rd day, Taxpayers Awareness Campaign, ‘Mulaqaat’ was continued today in the district of Pulwama of Kashmir Province. The proceedings were chaired by M.P Singh, who heads the Income Tax Department in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh as the Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Srinagar (PCIT). The District Magistrate of Pulwama, Baseer ul Haq Chaudhary and officers of the CGST Department were also present. The interaction was with representatives of the local youth, representatives from the trade community, industrialists, saffron growers, small shopkeepers & businessmen in large numbers. Along with spreading awareness amongst the taxpayers regarding Income Tax Slab rates, the PCIT urged the...

Progress of registration of unorganized workers on e-SHRAM Portal reviewed at Pulwama

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PULWAMA: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, today convened a meeting of DLIC members and reviewed the progress of registration of unorganized workers on the e-SHRAM portal. The DDC emphasized on the need to expedite registration of unorganized workers on the e-SHRAM portal. He directed concerned officials to disseminate the benefits of registration among unorganised workers so that they are benefitted of the scheme. The e-Shram registration will help to maintain the database of the unorganised workers which will be helpful in extending the benefit of social security schemes meant for these workers at ground level, he added. During the meeting, it was informed that under this scheme unorganized workers like migrant workforce, construction labourers, domestic workers, milkm...