The forest department has planted 16.43 lakh trees and raised 17.46 lakh plants in its nurseries under Compensatory Aforestation Management Planning Authority (CAMPA) in six divisions of Chenab For

JAMMU: The Forest Department has planted 16.43 lakh trees and raised 17.46 lakh plants in its nurseries under Compensatory Aforestation Management Planning Authority (CAMPA) in six divisions of Chenab Forest Circle during the period 2010-11 till March 2012, involving a cost of Rs 6.44 crore.

For the year 2012-13 the department has set a target of planting 8.31 lakh trees and to raise 10.47 lakh in its nurseries established across the Forest Circle spread over to three districts of Doda, Ramban and Kishtwar.

Jammu: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the Baglihar Hydroelectric Project (BHEP) stage-II would generate an average annual income of about Rs 500 crore by producing over 1,300 Million Unit

SRINAGAR, Sept 4: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday underlined the importance of construction of hydro-electric projects in the State to harness its last hydro-electric potential and achieve sel

Over 130 people have been evacuated from the snow-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir following reports of trapped people and damaged houses due to heavy snowfall in upper reaches of the region.

Jammu: Efforts to reopen the Jammu-Srinagar national highway were impeded with several avalanches hitting various areas of Ramban district, 180 km from here, this morning.

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, connecting the state with the rest of the country, was closed to traffic today due to a landslide, triggered by heavy rain in Ramban district.The highway was cl

New districts to get focused attention: Bhalla

SRINAGAR: A high level meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Revenue Minister, Raman Bhalla to review the progress of land acquisition and removal of impediments in respect of construction of roads in Ramban district under various schemes including National Highway 1-A, roads being constructed under PMGSY, BRO and Railways.

The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Reve

Missing persons untraced, 4 vehicles recovered from debris
Batote-Doda-Kishtwar remain cut off

JAMMU: The first ray of sunlight unfolded the exact destruction caused by the cloudburst in Doda and Ramban districts with authorities noticing massive damages to the civil and electrical infrastructure of 450 Mega Watt Baglihar Hydroelectric Project on river Chenab at Chanderkote where a security gu

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