‘Govt persuading MNCs to invest in JK’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Pattan, July 30: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today said that government is persuading multinational companies to invest in J&K.
Maintaining that it was “people’s responsibility to prove conducive atmosphere for the investors” the minister said even local investors are coming forward to invest in Kashmir in Tourism, Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture and other sectors.
He said such investments would provide the Job Market to the educated youth of the valley.
The minister, according to an official statement, was addressing a public meeting here this afternoon.
Mir said that the investment of multinational business houses is the only way to redress the employment issue in the state.
He said the nature has gifted us with natural resources and time has come to explore these resources in a bigger way to create the job opportunities for our future generations.
The Minister said youth are our future, adding that it is our responsibility to involve them in development and prosperity by way of channelizing their talent for nation building. He said whenever the youth of the state get a chance, they prove their worth, adding that we have to explore possibilities to provide them a platform to nourish their intelligentsia for the betterment of the society.
Asking the youth to setup their entrepreneurship units in their respective areas, the Minister said that Government has launched a comprehensive scheme for youth and adequate funds have been allocated to EDI to provide the seed money to the entrepreneurs. He said that recently the scheme was launched by the government of India to provide jobs to skilled youth in various multinational companies. He urged the youth to take the benefit of these schemes for making their future bright.
Referring the talent exhibited by the students of far off areas in a function organized at SKICC otherday, The Minister said that they have performed at par from the students of across the India and added that during 20 years the talent was not channelized due to unrest. He asked the youth to come forward and take the benefit of various schemes launched by the Government. He said that we are working tirelessly to empower our future generation economically, socially and politically.
Referring the demands of the people, regarding the adequate power supply, water supply and up gradation link roads, the Minister assured that all these demands could address on priority. Regarding the demand of play ground, He asked the villager to provide free land and government would provide necessary funds for its development.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 30 Jul 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 30 Jul 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 31 Jul 2011 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM BUSINESS
- ICPB, SKICC join hands to promote convention tourism
- ‘Govt persuading MNCs to invest in JK’
- Tax office celebrates 150th yr of Income Tax in India
- Traders raise ante against ‘social evils’
- Lakhanpur toll plaza to get grievance redress cell
- Lala Rukh Restaurant thrown open
- LG holds Mallika-e-Kitchen Cooking Contest 2011
- Fiscal deficit surges four-fold in April-June
- Gold prices at `23,620 per 10 grams
Islamabad, (Anantnag) July 30: After the rivers, irrigation canals and streams, illegal constructions are now coming up even on the pristine springs of this South Kashmir town with authorities indifferent More
- Srinagar City
POLICE RECRUITMENT RALLY
Srinagar, July 30: Spiky gelled hair, sleeveless T-Shirts and branded jeans wearing boys. It was an unusual scene at Bakshi Stadium. The youth from Shahr-e-Khaas were turning into hundreds for a police More
JPPF, NPSU continue hunger strike on day 6
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY AGITATION
GK NEWS NETWORKJammu, July 30: Members of Bar Association Jammu (BAJ) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday joined the ongoing agitation against the delay in setting up the Central University in More
Washington, July 30: As another US university came under the scanner, the United States asked Indian students to be alert to the existence of "predatory visa fraud rings and fraudulent document vendors More