A Design Perfected

Using the same resource again and again is a good idea. The PDC has done a fine job by running three power stations on...

The Ganderbal Lights

Quite a few machines, having outdated and obsolete technology and no spares and knowledge support, have run for 57 years without interruption. That is...

10 Critical Concerns

Preparation of budgetary proposals is always a difficult and thorny task. However, I will be missing an important aspect of my duty if I...

Budget 2011-12: Budget In Classroom

Revenue Receipts : are all those receipts, which do not incur repayment liability. These include, in addition to the State’s own revenues (Tax and...

Employment Generation

As the Hon’ble members are fully aware, Sher-e-Kashmir Employement and Welfare Policy for Youth (SKEWPY) is an integrated programme, which helps us in keeping the burning issue of educated unemployment in focus. As of now, the Seed Capital Scheme of ‘SKEWPY’ has resulted into approval to about 1600 DPRs, involving project costs of Rs 118 crore.

The Big Brother

Takeover of Salal launched the NHPC. Three decades after, its four operational projects have a cumulative installed capacity of 1680 MW. Of the five...

Chiseled to perfection

Even though the beating looks haphazard it is important in this job, the more the beating the better the work. Syed Asma reports. This is how...

EMPLOYMENT GENERATION

Hon’ble Members of this august House may appreciate that the problem of unemployment in the State has reached alarming proportions and, as such, deserves...

Fields of Fortune

Kashmir is home to one of the rarest and most expensive spices in the world: Saffron. Shams Irfan walks through the historic fields of...

Kashmir’s First Private Power Producer

Muddasar Mir did his MBA from Fordham University in New York in 2003 and flew back to take over the Magpie Hydel Construction Operation...

The challenges Ahead

We must recognize that the biggest challenge before us is to boost our economic activities to catch up with national growth rate and per...

Employees and Pensioners

All our development programmes and regulatory functions are being preformed by the government employees and, as such, their welfare too is a legitimate concern...

Youth for Change

Gone are the days when younger generation was least concerned to what was happening around. At the FCIK-IYCN event in SKICC, Shams Irfan found...

GREEN SOLUTIONS

Often getting blame for most of environmental ills, industrialists in the state joined hands with environmental activists for first of its kind conference aimed...

Outsource the burden

Faced with absence of manpower management, proper technology and the adequate dumping sites, state policy makers see outsourcing the solid waste management a way-out,...

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