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.

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…

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…

Economy
An ITI Fall

The revolution in the Information Technology was key to the fall of two major central government PSUs, the HMT and…

Business
Bad Business

Since the inflated Jhelum devastated Kashmir in 2014, the business is yet to show a real sign of recovery. It…

Agriculture
A Crisis, An Opportunity

Losses to Kashmir apple orchards can be assessed properly only after the government’s final survey is over. Amid mass mourning…

Agriculture
Walnut Falls

Farmers, businessmen and politicians exhibit no difference when they start counting the foreign exchange earnings, almost stagnant for the last…

Economy
Pushing Spending

At the core of state budget is a serious push to public spending so that the economy moves out of…

Economy
An Egg Story

Ever wondered what kind of eggs we eat in Kashmir? A poultry specialist’s quest to find out the same led…

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