With the non-availability of labour, farmers shifted to Direct Seeded Rice (DSR), that saves about 20 per cent of water used for agriculture.
Following herd mentality, farmers produce the same crop. The KCR government move is to make the farmers produce what the market wants.
The famed Kashmiri saffron has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, symbolising its exclusivity in the international market.
The trees were planted to generate employment for the rural poor and improve environmental conditions.
The poultry industry is estimated to be losing Rs 1,500 crore-Rs 2,000 crore per day.
Kashmiris are used to socialising at the mosques, around street corners and at common compounds.
As a boy, sitting in my room overlooking the Dal through Kashmir’s many lockdowns, I rolled with laughter at the wit of Rene Goscinny and the artistic genius of Alberto Uderzo.
Step towards Sharda Peeth: Pakistan's proposal for a corridor to the famed temple breaks the ice in Kashmir rhetoric
All leaders in Kashmir have welcomed the move to open a corridor to Sharada Peeth. Such a step could hold significance for both nations and for worshippers who once visited this temple for pilgrimage.