SRINAGAR: Minister for Industries and Commerce Mr. Chander Parkash Ganga today inaugurated exhibition cum sale at Kashmir Haat. The show is being organized by the Department of Handicrafts and different stalls were displayed having various craft items. Athwas Kashmir a Non-Governmental Organization also participated in the demonstration and presented various cultural items on the occasion.
The Minister went round the premises of the Kashmir Haat and inspected various stalls installed by the District Handicrafts Centers of Doda, Kishtwar, Udhampur, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar and Ganderbal.
Interacting with the members of the management, the Minister said that the aim of organizing of such trade fairs is to provide quality, nominal price and unique items to the customers. He said holding of such exhibitions will help promote the art of artisans of the State besides assist to increase their income and also give chance to promote their skills.
Director Handicrafts Kashmir, other officers of handicrafts departments and a large number of people witness the show.
Earlier, the Minister chaired a High Level Monitoring Committee meeting convened to discuss and review various points with regard to the problems faced by the industrialists of the State.
Financial Commissioner, I&C, Mr. Kusheed Ahmed Ganai, Commissioner Secretary Finance, Mr. N. K. Choudhary, Chairman Pollution Control Board, Mr. Abdul Razzaq, Excise Commissioner, Mr. T. Angchok, Commissioner Commercial Taxes, Mr. Zaffar Ahmed, Labour Commissioner, Ms. Vupra Bhal, HODs of Handicrafts, Industries and Commerce, SIDCO, SICOP, Geology and Mining departments, President Chamber of Commerce Jammu, Mr. Rakesh Gupta, President Bari-Brahmina, Post Chairman CIIJ&K, Mr. Sanjay, Chairman FOI Jammu, Mr. Rajesh Jain, President Association of Industries, Mr. Vijay Aggarwal, Former Chairman FOI, Jammu, Vice Chairman Confederation of Idian Industry, Sheikh Imran, President FCI, Kashmir, Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Mir and other officers and representatives of Industrialists were present in the meeting.
Threadbare discussions were held on various issues of industrialists pertaining to Power Development, Finance, Information Technology (IT), State pollution Control Board, Labour and Industries and Commerce departments and several decisions were taken in the meeting.
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