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Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Delhi, Goa, Haryana and Rajasthan in employment rate: CMIE survey

SRINAGAR: In a clear indication that more and more Kashmiri youths are getting jobs, the unemployment rate of J&K for 2020-21 has gone below that of Delhi, Goa, Haryana and Rajasthan. According to a survey conducted by Mumbai-based Centre for Monitoring Indian economy (CMIE), while Haryana’s unemployment rate for the period stood at 28.1%, Goa’s at […]

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60,000 pre-paid smart meters to be installed in city by October

Srinagar, April 18: The government is all set to kick start a much-hyped project of installation of prepaid electricity meters to reduce transmission and distribution (T&D) losses and provide 24 hours power supply in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Engineer Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL), Ajaz Ahmad Dar said that in the […]

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Govt considering ‘weekly lockdown’ in J&K

Srinagar: The Government is seriously considering imposition of weekend lockdown in some districts of Jammu and Kashmir which are worst hit by COVID cases. Highly placed sources said that the Government doesn’t want economic activity to be disrupted in Jammu and Kashmir by imposing lockdown due to massive surge in COVID cases. In view of […]