Browsing: Economy

An exhaustive resource on the economic life of Jammu and Kashmir across the sub-sectors. It involves sectoral focus, individual profiles, policy interventions, successes and the failures of the sector. Long pieces from history are also part of the listing.

Agriculture
Making Apple Rot

As the scab invaded Kashmir’s apple orchards, more than two-thirds of the crop is unworthy of the market. This fruit…

Agriculture
Packing Apples

Apple packaging is a key ingredient to Kashmir’s apple economy that keeps thousands of people busy round the year to…

Economy
Economy Sans The Fig Leaf

Beyond the lockdown losses, the constitutional and legislative changes will have a long term impact on the local economy and…

Economy Public transport buses are parked inside Parimpora stand. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Economic Collapse

With tens of thousands of jobs gone in last one year and no economic activity visible in the immediate future,…

Economy
Dying Art Of Papiermachie

Dwindling economic utility of the art is forcing artisans in Kashmir villages to give up on it, reports Samreena Nazir…

Conflict
In A Mess

At a time when the businesses across Jammu and Kashmir are bleeding, the government is working overtime for managing afresh…

Conflict The city centre in the afternoon. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Bleeding Business

More than 115 days after Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its distinction and statehood, when the businesses were evaluating…

Business
Silent Sufferers

After more than 100 days of lockdown, as parts of Kashmir witness semblance of normalcy, people are finally out of…

Agriculture
Bloody Harvest

Unlike all other unrests that Kashmir witnessed since 1990, apple somehow escaped the crisis. In the wake of the abrogation…

Banking
Lending: Managing Price, Risk

Credit in conflict areas is expensive because it involves risk. But the government can rediscover its subsidies set up and…

Economy
Workforce Exodus

Within hours after the government issued marching orders to the tourists and pilgrims ahead of August 5, tens of thousands…

Cover Story
Workforce Deficit

By: Shams Irfan Amid massive build-up of troops and constant rumours, a government order on August 2, asking tourists and…

Economy A tinner
Worker Tales

Come spring and tens of thousands of workers from north Indian states reach Kashmir for not less than a six-month…

Cover Story Long line of stranded trucks on a road. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Choked Artery

As authorities started getting into repairing the sick national highway and the MHA restricted civilian movement twice every week, Kashmir’s…

Cover Story
Bartered Symbolism

Ten years and a few thousand crores of turnover later, Home Ministry found enough of loopholes to suspend the barter…

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