CII Delegation Calls on Khurshid Ahmad Ganai


Srinagar: A delegation led by Sheikh Imran, Chairman CII J&K State Council called on Khurshid Ganai, Advisor (G) to the Governor of J&K today at his office to update him about the CII J&K State Council’s efforts to make the J&K most preferred investment destination as also discussed on the issues related to Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, Environment & Forest, Labour & Employment.

During the discussions, Mr Imran also mentioned about the Semiconductor Fab Mega Project and Mr Chander Parkash Gupta, Immediate Past Chairman CII J&K State Council briefly shared the potential of the project and informed that the if the project commences, it will create over 50000 jobs in the state, make India a leading global independent semiconductor products provider and also add 1% increase in the GDP.

Mr Ganai showed his interest to understand the project and said that if the project has that kind of a potential, it could be a game changer for the State of J&K. He further proposed the same for discussion with the Governor at the earlier.

Mr Imran proposed Kashmir Fruit Show in line with CII Agro Tech – a premier bi-annual agro technology fair which shares participation from many agrarian countries across globe. He further informed that the Agro Tech this year will be held from 19 – 22 November 2016 at Chandigarh. He said, Horticulture Department, Government of J&K has been participating in the fair in the past and urged Mr Ganai to consider Government’s participation at the expo.

Mr Imran and Mr Sahai also proposed for facilities both at Srinagar & Jammu to hold shows like Flower Show at Amsterdam to boost the floriculture and also tourism in the State. CII J&K will be submitting a separate representation to the government on this.

The CII delegation comprised of Mr Sheikh Imran, Chairman, CII J&K State Council & Director & CEO, Kehwah Group, Mr Rahul Sahai, Vice Chairman, CII J&K State Council & Chairman, Sahai Group, Mr Chander Parkash Gupta, Immediate Past Chairman, CII J&K State Council & Chairman & Managing Director, J&K Heritage Resorts Pvt Ltd, Mr Vicky Mahajan, Past Chairman, CII J&K State Council & Managing Director, Tawi Bottlers, and Mr Surinder Pal Singh, Head – CII J&K State Office.

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