Cashless Economy: Why Digital India Matters

  As India moves to promote and incentivize digital payments over the use of cash in what is being described as a ‘surgical strike’ on black money, the country must address popular fears before the dream of cashless economy becomes a reality, Faisal Peer writes. Cashless economy A cashless economy is the one in which all the transactions are More...

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By Bilal Hussain On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Industry on Crutches 

While the New Industrial Policy 2016 offers a new framework to address the problems of industrial development in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government must also evolve a monitoring mechanism to ensure that the More...

By Sajjad Bazaz On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

The Currency Trade

    In present times when financial markets are in turmoil and the banking system has been plagued by burgeoning bad loans, sound money management skills become inevitable. Even as it’s the most More...

By Chasfeeda Shah On Friday, June 10th, 2016

Brand Bling

Responding to the growing interest in fashion among men, a young businessman from Srinagar has brought a top Indian chain of ethnic wear collection to the town which has turned into a successful venture as well.  More...

By Sajjad Bazaz On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Looking Ahead

  By Sajad Bazaz    In the given economic scenario, it is the power of youth which alone can trigger any country’s economic growth. This statement has a basis in a recent World Bank study which More...

By Sajjad Bazaz On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Stitch in time….

  By Sajad Bazaz  It’s not unprecedented that most of the customers are most of the times in complaining mood against the banks. But it’s unprecedented that the managements of the banks, including More...

By Kashmir Scan On Monday, April 11th, 2016

Being A Guarantor 

By Sajad Bazaz Let me share a small but significant situation with you. It’s tale of a dead man who had raised a loan and died without clearing it. The bank (lender) laid hand on the loan guarantor to recover More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Entrepreneurship is a responsibility

Our young brigade of “entrepreneurs”’ need to act as change agents to create social value By Sajad Bazaz Last week one of my acquaintances made an interesting inference about the concept of entrepreneurship More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Boosting Entrepreneurship

The problem of unemployment in J&K can be effectively tackled by supporting entrepreneurs to set up small and medium enterprises for self-employment, a process in which the JKEDI can act as a game-changer. By More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Is floriculture really flourishing?

KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER 2015 BILAL HUSSAIN   Floriculture sector has seen tremendous growth in past few years so much so that many youths including women have ventured in this sector. At the face of it, the More...

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