Advisor Skandan visits Kathua to explore possibilities of industrial growth
To promote industries and to generate employment in the State, Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today visited Budhi and Ghati areas of Kathua.
The Advisor was accompanied by Principal Secretary to Govt., Industries and Commerce Department, Naveen Chaudhary, MD SIDCO, Ravinder Kumar, Director Industries and Commerce Jammu, Anu Malhotra, ADC Kathua, Ghanshyam Singh and other senior officers of the department.
During the visit it was decided that new industrial estate will be developed at Budhi whereas, a dry port will be established at Ghati in Kathua and reviewed the progress of works.
The Advisor directed ADC Kathua to immediately prepare and submit the revenue papers of the land to be acquired for establishing Dry Port near Sakta Chak in Ghati industrial area.
The Advisor further impressed upon the staff of SIDCO to work hard in developing industrial estates so that better facilities can be provided to the entrepreneurs.
For establishing IT Park at Jammu, the proposed sites at Sunjwan, Dhammi and Nagrota were visited along with DC Jammu, Ramesh Kumar who apprised that the revenue documents of Nagrota site were already authenticated by Director Industries & Commerce, Jammu.
Later, the Advisor and the Principal Secretary had a meeting with all the representatives of Industrial Associations of Jammu region and discussed various issues related to Industrial Sectors for the prosperity and development of industries in Jammu & Kashmir.