JAMMU: Minister for Ecology, Environment and Forests, Mian Altaf Ahmed today attended the 62nd Van-Mahoutsav organized by Social Forestry Department in the premises of Govt. Polytechnic College Jammu.

Minister of State for R&B, Javid Ahmad Dar on Friday convened a meeting of senior engineers of Jammu division to review progress of various road projects being executed in the division.


JAMMU: Expressing serious concern over deplorable condition of sewerage system in the city and outskirts, People's Democratic Party (PDP) today said that pre-monsoon showers have exposed tall claims of the Jammu Municipal Corporation and Urban Development Department.

In a joint statement issued here today, senior PDP leaders pointed out crores of rupees have been spent to improve sewerage syste

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal today inspected main PHE pumping stations across Jammu city and inquired about the quantity of water being supplied from each station. Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma, senior PHE, PDD functionaries, besides other officials accompanied the Divisional Commissioner.

Rs 1008 cr mega project for greater Jammu
JAMMU: Despite construction of over 50 Tube Wells in and around Jammu by Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) in just last three to four years, the city of temples is still facing 3 MGL (30 lakh gallons) shortage of water per day while a Rs 1008 crore mega water supply project has been prepared for greater Jammu to augment water supply for next 30 years.

JAMMU: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla, today said that the Government has taken various innovative measures for improving the living standard of the people especially those living in rural and sub-urban areas of the State, adding that fulfilling of people's aspirations and developmental needs is top agenda of the Government.

The Minister was interacting with locals

The entire Jammu city is reeling under acute shortage of water that too when the temperature is rising day by day, hovering around 45 degrees Celsius mark.

KATHUA, At least 40 persons were taken ill as diarrhoea spread in some hamlets in Ramkote area of tehsil Billawar.

Reports said in last two-days nearly 40 persons have been hospitalised at Ramkote and Billawar in view of this water

SRINAGAR, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Mission, currently on a 5 day visit to the State to finalize sub-projects to be taken up under the Tranche-2 of Loan-II (J&K Urban Sector Infrastructure Development Program - JKUSDIP) being executed by J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA), held extensive discussions here today with a team of ERA officers headed by Mr B.B Vyas, Principal Secretary to the