Jammu Province

168 Govt offices shift to Biometric Attendance System

168 Govt offices shift to Biometric Attendance System

April 3:District Administration, Udhampur, has equipped 168 Government offices and institutions with Biometric Attendance System (BAS) for ensuring transparency and punctuality. Moreover to facilitate the field touring the official vehicles have been equipped with Vehicle Tracking System and movement registers have already been maintained to augment BAS. Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, launched

Govt increases KAS strength to 552 senior duty posts

April 3:The cadre strength of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service has been increased by the state government from the existing 408 senior duty posts to 552. The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here under the chairmanship of Governor N N Vohra today approved the proposal submitted by the General Administration Department (GAD) to increase

J&K introduces self attestation of documents

April 2:In a major step towards simplification of the procedure for the verification  of documents /testimonials,  the government has ordered   that the self attested copies of documents by the applicants will be accepted for seeking employment in  Government Departments, Local Bodies, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Boards, Corporations and Public Sector Undertakings, seeking admission in educational

Governor Invites Ms Mehbooba to Form Government; Oath Ceremony 11 AM on April 4

April 2:Governor. N.N. Vohra today invited Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, President J&K Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to form and lead the PDP-BJP coalition Government of Jammu and Kashmir. The Governor’s invitation to Ms. Mufti follows the earlier discussions with the PDP and BJP Presidents regarding formation of government in the State and the subsequent communications received

CJI conferred with Doctor of Laws by Jammu University

April 2:Chief Justice of India T S Thakur was today conferred with Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) by the University of Jammu at its 16th convocation here. An emotional Thakur dedicated his degree to his teachers and parents, while recalling his childhood and schooling in Jammu and Kashmir. “On this occasion, I pay

Governor for focused implementation of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan across the State

April 1:Following the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra regarding the effective enforcement of sanitation management in urban areas, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), as per the progress reports submitted by them, have cleared 11,490 MT and 8,345 MT of garbage, respectively, during March, 2016. The Governor has been receiving daily

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2016

April 1:Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon Friday convened a meeting to review arrangements for smooth conduct of upcoming annual Shri Amarnath Yatra and directed the officials of Forest department to go for massive plantation drive enroute holy cave via Sonamarg.  The Divisional Commissioner said frequent landslides on Baltal and other areas along the Yatra