JCCI deputation calls on Guv
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Srinagar, June 15: Governor N N Vohra has said that Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Trade and Business bodies and other social organisations can play a pivotal role in restoring and strengthening positive values and rebuilding a more cohesive society, alongside working for the economic development of the State.
The Governor was interacting with a 16-member delegation of the Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry which called on him at Raj Bhavan in Jammu last evening and presented a Memorandum of their demands.
He said that the Jammu Chamber have the potential of contributing significantly towards the attainment of peace, progress and prosperity in the State.
The Governor said that the Chambers should draw up immediate, short, medium and long-term strategies for giving a boost to trade, commerce and industrial development, particularly with a view to fully exploiting the present and emerging opportunities. In this context, cross-LoC trade also came under discussion during the meeting.
The delegation of the Chamber led by its President, Y. V. Sharma, complimented the Governor, who is the Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, for taking several new initiatives to bring further improvement in the management of the Yatra, particularly for providing larger facilities to the visiting pilgrims. They also thanked the Shrine Board and the State Government for making satisfactory arrangements for ensuring a smooth conduct of the forthcoming Yatra and also offered some suggestions in this regard.
The demands presented by the deputation, interalia, included the time-bound completion of various tourism-related development projects being executed to promote tourism in Jammu Division; providing compensation to the traders, industrialists and other sections of the society affected by the agitation in 2008 and taking effective steps for the promotion of industry in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
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