Jammu group questions new J&K Class-IV recruitment rules

Sharma on Friday said that according to the rules, any person can apply in any district of J&K, and given that “we seriously need to consider that Kashmiris can apply in any district of Jammu’’. A day after he welcomed the new rules for recruitment of Class-IV employees in Jammu and Kashmir as “reasonable classification”, Ankur Sharma, chairman of Ikkjutt Jammu, which claims to fight against purported attempts by Kashmiris to change Jammu’s demography, on Friday criticised the same rules, saying that these will lead to “waves of Kashmiri settlements…

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Here’s why an Indian Institute of Management in Jammu & Kashmir is a good idea

Following the decision of the Modi government on Oct 13, 2016, to set up an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) school in Jammu as a part of its Rs 80,000-crore development package for the state, things may actually start to look up for the violence-infested state. IIM-Ahmedabad campus. Last month, at an all-party meeting Prime Minister Modi had announced the package, which includes improved facilities for education and health, employment for youths, agriculture, and push for tourism. The announcement of IIM, though, is an ambitious one, and hopefully, it will…

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Union Cabinet okays management institute for Jammu

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment and operationalisation of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Jammu on a transit/temporary campus at the old Government College of Engineering and Technology from the academic year 2016-17. The project will involve an estimated cost of about Rs 61.90 crore on a temporary campus for the initial four years from 2016 to 2020, an official release said. The student strength intake for this year in the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP) in Management is 54 which will progressively go up to a…

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