Various JKI units get nod for revival

900 GHS cases cleared


Jammu, Jan 6: The Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Industries Limited (JKI) which met today under the chairmanship of Minister for Industries and Commerce   S S Slathia gave its consent for revival of various units of the Corporation and cleared   Golden Hand Shake (GHS) cases of 104 employees of its various units.
 An amount of Rs 7.36 crores would be disbursed among 104 employees brought under GHS with the Board giving its nod for the same.
 The Board also gave its consent to more 796 GHS cases of the employees serving in various units of JKI which will involve an amount of Rs 60 crores. The amount shall be disbursed among the targeted lot in a phased manner spanning over a period of two months. The Finance department represented by Commissioner Secretary Finance   Sudhanshu Pandey in the meeting agreed to the decision of the board. 
 The Board also agreed to bring Government Knitting Factory Jammu under the ambit of GHS scheme and cleared the cases of 15 employees of the factory.
 The measures for the revival of Government Joinery Mill Bari- Brahmana and Pampore were also discussed at length in the meeting for which Jammu and Kashmir ITCO was asked to prepare a revival plan within one month time. 
 The Board also earmarked Rs 2.64 crores for the first phase of the  revival of Government Silk Weaving Factory Rajbagh Srinagar.
  Addressing the meeting,   Slathia asked the Corporation authorities to draw revival plans for the units which have some scope and potential for survival. He said the Government is committed to rejuvenate all these units and restore their pristine glory.
 Referring to the measures taken by the government for putting the corporation back on rails, the Minister hoped that JKI would come out of its present crisis and attain self reliance by focusing on its core brands. He assured the management of possible help from the government for revival of its units.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Jan 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Jan 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 7 Jan 2011 00:00:00 IST

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