Like our Facebook Page

Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
Breaking News :   Injured militant apprehended, another's body found in Anantnag | Anyone Blocking Ambulance On The Road Will Now Be Fined Rs 10,000 Under New Motor Vehicle Act | One killed, two injured in mysterious blast in Kulgam | I-T raids premises of former finance minister’s son | Amit Shah visits martyr Arshad Khan's family in Kashmir, asserts the nation is proud of him | As BDO Bhalwal, ACD Jammu made payments on fake bills | Privileged Kashmir: Free DTH set-top boxes, additional 25 MBBS seats | Ticketing scam surfaces in Kokernag MC | Er Rashid 'flees' from Kashmir University, video goes viral | KCS mains left out students smell rat in selection | Karra rejects Mehooba's proposal to rejoin PDP | On Emergency anniversary, JKP creates 'emergency' in Kashmir | Give and take mechanism ruining J&K: Munish to people | | Chief guest catches police on wrong foot | Votes from Jammu-Ladakh, talks with Kashmir | BJP cheated people on name of development: Ekta Vihar residents tell Munish | Shah reviews security situation in J-K on his maiden official visit | Dwivedi reviews functioning of DIPR Jammu | Traders Federation demands enquiry against Tax deptt official | Electricity supply lines on wooden poles in Doda | Udhampur villagers dismayed with PMGSY work | JKIM stages protest against Health Deptt at Poonch | International Day for fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking" observed | Sports Council is making mockery of "Khelo India" slogan at Udhampur: UTTA | DM Srinagar directs schools for strict adherence to bus safety rules | DC Jammu chairs Rogi Kalyan Samiti meeting at Government district hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu | Amit takes additional charge of JKRSC at Pahalgam | Annual Baba Chamliyal Mela tomorrow, ceremonial BSF-Pak Rangers meet unlikely | AGH militant killed in Tral gunfight | DC Udhampur emphasise public to utilise benefits of 'Cancer Treatment and Management Fund for Poor' | Stone pelting incidents declined in Kashmir: MoS for Home Affairs | Hirdesh takes on-spot review of flagship schemes in rural areas | Uproot graft at top level, Shah tells J&K babus | Sanitation, drainage biggest problem in Mattoo, Friends Colony | Heaps of horse dung greet tourists at Yusmarg | Ring Road project on agenda HM; New Highway safe for forces movement | Illegal petrol pump comes up in Central Kashmir's Budgam district | Use of polythene continues unabated across state | `No demarcation of land carried out during inspection' | Stinking Mubarak Mandi complex reflects official neglect | Mirwaiz welcomes dialogue, JKLF opposes, Geelani keeps mum | SOG Jammu recovered 400 kg of Poppy Straw | A first in 3 decades: No hartal, no shutdown call in J&K during Home Minister's visit | Ajaz Jan tours Loran, asks authorities to review decision of wild life notification | PDD linemen on duty assaulted | Heat wave prevails in Jammu | Exchange Of fire In Anantanag village, reportedly militant gunned down | BSNL to provide pre-loaded SIM to Amarnath pilgrims | Two drug peddlers held in Ramban | Pregnant woman dies due to 'medical negligence' in Anantnag, inquiry ordered | Power supply to Harni village snapped, people in distress | Injustice to Jammu & Strategic naivety in Kashmir? | Forest Fire Management | Congress begging NC for alliance PDP jumps in | Back Issues  
news details
Contractors held protest against non release of payments
5/21/2019 10:38:07 PM
Early Times Report
Kishtwar, May 21: Several contractors in Kishtwar District under the leadership of Tanveer Ahmed Mintoo and Shakir Hussain Siddiqui today held a strong protest against the government failure in releasing the pending payments of contractors beside also demanded removing of 15% cap on release of payments ending March.
As per the details available with "Early Times", large number of contractors today assembled in the premises of Executive Engineer R&B Division Kishtwar and held a strong protest against non release of payments by the department added that contractors are facing lot of problem in clearing the liabilities of laborers, material and to mitigate the other problems on financial front.
Speaking to "Early Times", Adhoc Chairmen of the contractor Association Kishtwar Tanveer Ahmed Mintoo said that contractors are facing lot of inconvenience due to non release of payments against work done since last over two years. He said that the new government policy to fix 15% payments release as first installment followed by successive installments after gap of months together has become a new headache for them.
He said that the payments should be made against the work done not as per the new cap announced by the government.
He said that contractors played key role in development of the nation added that several contractors had avail the loan facilities as a result of which they are facing financial losses. He said that imposition of new taxes also put extra burden on the contractors. He said that departments are issuing tender notices without completion of ground work added that tenders are floated against non funded works, non availability of land and urged upon the government to fix the bottlenecks before issuing any tender so that the developmental works could be executed without any hindrance.
He urged upon the Governor Satyapal Malik to look into the matter and get the pending payments of the contractors released.
Among those who were present on this occasion include Ishataq Ahmed Waza, Rashid Mintoo, Abdul Rashid Sheikh, Altaf Hussain Butt, Jahinger Hussain, Nishat Ahmed, Farooq Ahmed, Ahsan ul Haq Mattoo, Sanjay Parihar and others.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
Early Times Android App
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
Train Enquiry
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center