Browsing: Business

This section contains the most exhaustive reportage on the state, status of business in Jammu and Kashmir.

Business
Bartering of a year

Started in a hurry, the trans-LoC trade had more hurdles than pedals. Despite government promises of sorting out modalities soon,…

Business
A chick and egg tale

His efforts to make valley self sufficient in poultry are not new. Since 1978 when Nazir Ahmad Tramboo’s tryst with…

Agriculture
A lease of life

An integrated cold chain storage facility inaugurated last week has taken Kashmir’s cumulative CAS capacity to 13800-mts with the avowed…

Agriculture Fruit Mandi Sopore
Happy Harvest

Satellite fruit markets (mandis) established in different districts are helping fruit growers get value for their produce at their doorsteps.…

Business
A bag full of business

The ban on polythene carry bags has given fillip to sales of alternatives like paper bags, most of which are…

Business
Cementing a future

Despite huge limestone reserves, J&K relies heavily on the cement import from outside states. A new advanced plant hopes to…

Business
Tanning a fortune

Until now, raw hides produced in Kashmir were exported directly to tanneries outside the state, and then imported back as…

Business
Ramadhan turnover

As prayers and penance take a priority in the holy month of fasting, the business too doesn’t take a backseat.…

Business
Living in two worlds

Thousands of Kashmiri students brave cultural differences, hostile climate, and home sickness to pursue professional degrees in outside cities. While…

Business
A plugged service

Official lethargy is marring prospects of the proposed 1109 Common Service Centres (CSC), billed as bridges of e-governance. As Haroon…

Banking
Bank to lend men

The state owned J&K Bank is planning to put a director each on boards of local companies it supports. A…

Agriculture
Eating away imports

Despite institutions meant to improve agricultural production, the state imports almost half of the rice requirement. Hamidullah Dar reports. The…

Business
Clean Sweep

It remains central to every innovation or enterprise. It not only rules in the domains of science and technology but…

Business
Hanging by wire

At the threshold of survival, the copper industry of Kashmir is facing a slump and requires intervention at highest level.…

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