Srinagar: A government constituted panel to revive business sector in Jammu and Kashmir will be meeting delegations and deputations of the business, industries and commerce fraternity of the Union Territory for two days from Friday
According to an official spokesperson, the committee members will be meeting delegations and deputations of the business, industries and commerce fraternity of the Union Territory on Friday 28th August from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Banquet Hall Srinagar and from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Udhyog Bhawan Jammu on Saturday 29th August.
The decision regarding it, the official spokesperson said was taken in the second meeting of the committee held under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Lt. Governor, K.K Sharma. The meeting was also attended by its members including Financial Commissioner Finance, Arun Mehta, Commissioner/Secretary Industries and Commerce, Manoj Kumar Diwedi, Chairman Jammu Kashmir Bank, R.K Chibber and other senior officers.
“The meeting decided that by inviting suggestions from different stakeholders would ensure making suggestions broad -based and in tune with the local needs and demands of the business fraternity of Jammu and Kashmir,” the official spokesperson said.
He said it was also decided that different departments like horticulture, agriculture, industries, tourism and other related sectors would also provide the requisite inputs within the shortest possible time.
According to the official spokesperson, the advisor while addressing the meeting said the government by constituting the committee is exploring the means of reviving the business sector in the UT which has taken a serious hit like other parts of the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“He said that the requisite suggestions would be formulated and sent to the concerned for undertaking the necessary interventions for revival of business in Jammu and Kashmir,” the official spokesperson said.
“The Committee also discussed in detail suggestions received from different business organizations, Industrial Associations of Jammu and Kashmir,” he added.
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