Kashmir Inc for remodelling of industrial policy
Demands return of NHPC-run power projects
Srinagar, Feb 4: A high level delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) at a meeting with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has raised various trade and industry-related issues and demanded return of NHPC-run power projects in J&K to state government.
President KCCI Abdul Hamid Punjabi said: “We recently had a meeting with CM in which we discussed different problems the business community in the Valley is facing.” Punjabi said the CM assured that his government will ensure return of projects from NHPC.
KCCI in the meeting, according to Punjabi, demanded revival and remodelling of Industrial policy of J&K.
“We suggested that government should declare Kashmir Valley as well as Rajouri, Doda, Poonch as industrially backward so that they get more incentives,” Punjabi said. He said emphasis from the government should be on Cluster Development in these areas.
KCCI further demanded that the Kashmir should be declared as free economic zone.
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