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 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...

Mutton Hunger

When the Wazwaan country is deprived of its staple food, it is a crisis for the government and the society that still is a...

Government Initiatives March 6-13, 2021

For A Better Healthcare More than 22000 free and cashless treatments have taken place under the SEHAT scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana...

Government Initiatives February 28 – March 6, 2021

Prioritising Agriculture The agriculture sector is expected to get more share of the Jammu and Kashmir’s budget in future as authorities develop a unique Sustainable...

Bitter Harvest

The political turmoil of the past eighteen months has hit Kashmir’s apple industry hard.  The entry of the NAFED and the import of duty-free...

Government Initiatives February 21-27, 2021

Easing Industrialisation The Lt Governor Manoj Sinha led Administrative Council has approved a series of measures for simplifying the business establishment process. As per the...