Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs - 2019

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Jammu and Kashmir Government launches Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project

Jammu and Kashmir Government has launched Jhelum-Tawi flood recovery project to give push to the reconstruction and rehabilitation of infrastructure post-2014 floods in the state. The project which is funded World Bank was formally launched Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar. Key Facts The project was conceptualised and pursued by former Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Life expectancy highest in Jammu and Kashmir: RGI Data

According to the data given by the Registrar General of India (RGI), Jammu and Kashmir has the highest life expectancy (i.e. post-60 life expectancy), except life expectancy at birth. With this, Jammu and Kashmir has surpassed Kerala which used to be the leader in life expectancy in almost all categories of age till 2010. What Read More…

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Union Government planning to fast-track irrigation projects in Indus basin

The Union Government is planning to fast-track four projects in Indus river basin to increase irrigation area in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by nearly 2.05 lakh acres. This decision was taken after India had decided to exploit to the maximum the water of Pakistan-controlled rivers Indus, Jhelum and Chenab as per Indus Water Treaty (IWT). Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Union Cabinet approves establishment of IIM in Jammu

The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment and operationalisation of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Jammu. It will become operational from the Academic Year 2016-17 at the transit or temporary campus at Old Government College of Engineering & Technology. Key Facts For the initial four years from 2016 to 2020, the IIM will function Read More…

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Union Government approves 500 crore rupee projects for development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Ministry of Tourism has approved projects worth 500 crore rupees for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir under Swadesh Darshan scheme. The projects were approved by Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee for the scheme as part of Development Package of Prime Minister Reconstruction Plan. Key Facts The new projects are envisaged Read More…

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Union Government approves use of chilli-based PAVA shells as alternative to pellet guns

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells as an alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling in Jammu and Kashmir. PAVA sheels also called Nonivamide are chilli-filled grenades. They are less lethal compared to pellet guns and immobilises the target temporarily rather than causing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Union Government announces special package of Rs 200cr for J&K to engage youth in sporting activities

The Union Government has announced a special package of 200 crore rupees for Jammu and Kashmir to engage youth of the state in constructive sporting activities. The package will provide construction of indoor sporting halls in all districts of the state to provide playing facilities to youth during long winter. Under the special package Two Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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