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.

Government Initiatives August 22-28, 2021

Women Empowerment In the first, 480 talented girls from Jammu and Kashmir were included in the degree and diploma courses of the Pragati Scholarship. Jammu...

Government Initiatives August 29 – September 5, 2021

A 700-Bedded Hostel To improve the facilities for the students at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha had laid the...

Government Initiatives August 15-21, 2021

For Transparency In a move to improve transparency and accountability in the governance system, Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha launched the PROOF (an acronym for Photographic...

Government Initiatives

Policy For Film Shooting Jammu and Kashmir now has a first-ever film policy, which was unveiled last week by the government in order to make...

Two Years Later

The second anniversary of the reading down of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir indicated clearly that people and politics living on either...

Government Initiatives August 1 – 7, 2021

Rs 2386 Cr Budget For Education, Sports Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha e-inaugurated and laid the e-foundation of sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 18.10 crore funded...

Government Initiatives July 25-31, 2021

Investing In Power Seven new power infrastructure projects worth Rs 10.11 crore were inaugurated in Kashmir to further augment the power supply ahead of the...

Elusive Statehood

The centre is currently prioritizing the achievement of its ideological and strategic objectives in Kashmir before restoring the statehood, possibly a truncated one writes...

Government Initiatives July 18 – 24, 2021

Premature Retirement After amending Article 226 (2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Regulations, authorities have ordered a fresh review of its employees'...

Government Initiatives July 11-17, 2021

Sustainable Entrepreneurship Bilal Ahmad Khan, a post-graduate from Sheikhpora (Anantnag) started a fish farm in his native village in 2007 with assistance from the Fisheries...

Government Initiatives July 4-10, 2021

The Employment Generation Amid growing protests by graduates over the class fourth job posts being reserved for 10+2 candidates only, Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta...

Darbar Move: An Obituary

Jammu and not Srinagar should mourn the demise of the darbar move, writes Haseeb A Drabu, asserting that the undoing of half capital status...

Those 689 Days

Between the candle march on the night of August 4, 2019, and the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24, 2021, Kashmir...

Government Initiatives June 20 – June 26, 2021

Added Accountability Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has asked the contractor of the Parimpora-Soibugh road to complete the project within stipulated time or...

The Security Tool

Rakesh Pandita’s killing has prompted police to bar the movement of the politicians and the protected persons without security clearance. Political parties see the...