Due to the lack of coordination between the Forest Department and the Wildlife Department, there has been no headway in setting up of the much-awaited wildlife park in Jammu.

JAMMU, July 25: To expedite the process of assessing the quantum of land compensation under PMGSY and its disbursement among the owners, the Minister for Roads & Buildings and Mechanical Engine

JAMMU, May 23: The inhabitants of mohalla Upper Shiv Nagar (Jammu) have been facing severe water crisis since April 2013 due to irregular and inadequate water supply from Rajpura Pumping and Distri

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre have signed an agreement for a $110-million loan to improve urban services, including water supply, in Jammu and Srinagar.

As many as 56,716 cancer patients are registered with the Oncology Department at Government Medical Colleges (GMC) in Jammu and Srinagar, who are undergoing treatment at various stages.

JAMMU, Apr 4: Realizing need for introduction of Food Policy in the State, the Minister for CA&PD and Transport, Choudhry Mohammad Ramzan has said that implementation of the food policy would h

JAMMU: Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Nawang Rigzin Jora today informed the Lower House that Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) has sanctioned two housing schemes for houseless families of slum areas for providing dwelling units and allied infrastructure facilities under LNNURM.

Replying to a question by Prof. Gharu Ram Bhagat, the Minister said that under Basic Services to Urban Poor for Mission Cities of Jammu and Srinagar five projects three for Jammu and two for Srinagar have been sanctioned and are under implementation.

Panel recommends measures to avoid health hazards

JAMMU: Painting a gloomy picture vis-à-vis management and disposal of bio-medical and other wastes in the Government and private hospitals, a six member committee constituted by the Government has arrived at a conclusion that laid down rules are being thrown into winds in majority of the health institutions right from segregation of waste at source to its final disposal. The panel has recommended slew of measures to the Government so that situation is brought under control before it leads to grave health hazard.

PHE, ERA to be implementing agencies

JAMMU: Rs 600 crore ambitious water supply scheme for Jammu is on anvil and the Summary Appraisal Report (SAR) of it is under process. According to highly placed sources, under the new scheme, the piped water from river Chenab will be brought to Jammu for catering to the needs of the people of the city and its suburban areas.

JAMMU: The Committee on Environment of Legislative Assembly has enjoined upon central and state construction agencies to ensure strict implementation of various labour welfare laws besides following environment norms while executing the ambitious 4-lanning project of Srinagar - Jammu National Highway.

The Committee, which met here this afternoon under the chairmanship of MLA, M Y Tarigami, stressed for strict implementation of Workmen's Compensation Act, Payment of Wages Act and Employees Provident Fund, which was imperative for generating interest among the labourers engaged in the execution of the projects.