Governance

The state craft has evolved differently in Jammu and Kashmir over the years. This section offers narratives about the various facets of the governance in between various elected governments and the governors.

Covid 2.0

Much like in the rest of India, hospitals in Kashmir are ill-prepared to deal with the virulent second wave, the government’s protestations notwithstanding, reports...

Government Initiatives May 2-8, 2021

CSR Ambulances The Divisional Administration Kashmir flagged off two ambulances at TRC, Srinagar under the Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the presence of National Highways...

Govern Now

The administration appears as clueless and helpless about the unfolding catastrophe as the ordinary people, writes Riyaz Wani With over three lakh Covid-19 cases a day,...

Government Initiative April 25 – May 1, 2021

GIVING VOICE TO PEOPLE The government last week launched the “Awaam ki Awaaz” programme, which went On-Air today on all channels of All India Radio...

Government Initiatives April 18-24, 2021

Education For Entrepreneurship The Jammu and Kashmir Government is going to train 5000 young professionals this year, and equip them with the requisite skill sets...

Government Initiatives April 11-17, 2021

Helping Farmer Flourish The Jammu and Kashmir government launched a High-Density Plantation drive aimed at introducing high yielding horticultural varieties for getting enhanced outputs in...

Rendered Jobless

As non-local mining concerns bagged most of the mining works across Kashmir, tendered at the peak of internet shutdown, thousands of people have been...

Consumed Careers

Successive governments have mindlessly “hired” people on an ad-hoc, provisional and temporary basis. They keep the government’s service delivery show going on at almost...

Government Initiatives April 4-10, 2021

Half Budget Released Lt Gov Manoj Sinha has approved the release of half of the revenue and capital outlay on the budget for fiscal 2021-22...

Probing A Secret

For the first time in decades, the federal investigators are probing the secret fund, triggering discussions across Jammu and Kashmir, reports Tahir Bhat After remaining...

Canine Terror

Free-roaming dogs in Kashmir bite thousands every year. Though the authorities assert that they have been sterilising the dogs and managing the waste food,...

Government Initiatives March 28 – April 3, 2021

Power For All The Jammu and Kashmir government is coming up with a roadmap for providing a regular power supply to all by 2025....

SARFAESI Sales

Properties acquired by wilfully bank defaulters were always auctioned through protracted judicial processes, a system that SARFAESI law simplified. As Jammu and Kashmir is...

Government Initiatives – March 21-27, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination Jammu and Kashmir government has so far vaccinated 77 per cent of healthcare workers, 78 per cent of front line workers, and 12.28...

Government Initiatives March 14-20, 2021

Empowering Women Lt Governor Manoj Sinha announced the launch of the Super-75 scholarship scheme to support the education of meritorious girls belonging to economically backward...