Dy CM for upgrading electric infrastructure to give ‘fillip’ to industry


Lays focus on Samba, Kathua, Lassipora, Bari Brahmana industries

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh Thursday directed the officers to give special focus to the development of electric infrastructure and provide hassle free clearances in the industrial areas of the State.

“The Industry would get the requisite fillip which would in turn ensure that economy of the State gets a boost besides also creating job opportunities for the youth,” Dr Nirmal said.

Addressing a review meeting of the PDD, Dr. Singh said that online mechanism should be put in place so that entrepreneurs desirous of setting industrial units do not face any inconvenience and get the necessary permissions through a single window system.  

“There should be special focus on upgrading the electrical infrastructure in the industrial estates like Samba, Kathua, Lassipora and Bari Brahmana so that the industry gets the requisite boost”, he said.

He directed the officers to speed up the pace of work on the advance meter reading testing lab being set up so that the power pilferage is checked.  He also directed the officers to strengthen the grievance cell in EM&RE

Principal Secretary, PDD Sundeep Nayak, Development Commissioner Power Sheikh Gul Ayaz, Chief Engineer, Shahnaz Goni, Bashir Khan were present in the meeting.

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