Sham Lal Sharma

  • Beautification drive to boost tourism in Jamp;amp;K, says Minister October 3, 2013

    To increase the number of visitors, Jammu and Kashmir government is keen to ensure beautification of parks and other spots as the tourism industry contributes to major chunk of the state's economy. "State government is keen to ensure beautification of parks and other spots to further raise tourists influx," Minister for...
  • J&K govt to bear expenses of acid attack victim's treatment January 4, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government will bear all expenses for the treatment of the woman who suffered serious injuries in an acid attack on her, Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma said in Jammu on Friday. Two men threw acid on the victim in Srinagar Wednesday morning. The attack has evoked...
  • J&K Health Minister visits Amarnath pilgrim camps July 17, 2012

    Srinagar: Concerned over rising number of deaths of devotees en route the cave shrine of Amarnath this year, a team led by Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma visited pilgrim camps to review medical facilities provided to them. Sharma, accompanied by his deputy Javid Ahmad Dar and Chief Executive...
  • J&K: Doc accuses minister of religious persecution June 11, 2012

    Srinagar: A senior doctor in Srinagar has written to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after the state Health Minister, Sham Lal Sharma, reportedly hurled verbal abuses at him, calling him a "beast with a beard" and a "fanatic". Dr Mohammad Ashraf Bhat has accused...