Jammu Division Current Affairs, GK & News

Regional Conference on “Replication of Good Governance Practices in UTs of J&K and Ladakh”

  The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India is organizing two days Regional Conference at Jammu. The conference will be held on Nov 15-16 in collaboration with the Government of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The conference is based on the theme: “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories ..

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Panel to declare Dal Lake as eco-sensitive zone

The Jammu and Kashmir   government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size. Pollution and encroachments have resulted in the Dal Lake shrinking from its original area of 22 square kilometers to about 10 square ..

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India’s longest Chenani-Nashri road tunnel to be renamed after Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

India’s longest Chenani-Nashri road tunnel that links Kashmir with Jammu will be rechristened after Bhartiya Jansangh founder Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. This is 9.2 km long tunnel on NH 44 that reduces the distance between Jammu and Srinagar by 31 km. The key features of the tunnel are – It is a single-tube bi-directional tunnel, ..

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Indian Army organizes Sangam Youth Festival (SYF)

The Sangam Youth Festival (SYF) has been organized by Indian Army at Bhadarwah in  Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) from 11th to 15th October 2019   in a bid to spread the message of peace, prosperity, communal harmony and national integration. Over 1,500 students from 32 colleges & university participated in the fest.

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Mata Vaishno Devi shrine adjudged as India’s Best Swachh Iconic Place’

The famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been adjudged as the India’s ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’ on the basis of the overall improvement in sanitation. The ranking of Swachh Iconic Places was recently released by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of drinking water and sanitation. The initiatives of ..

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