Representatives of the two construction companies, Patel Engineering Limited (PEL) and Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), engaged in execution of some flagship projects in J&K, called on Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.
The representatives comprised Managing Director, Rupen Patel, Deputy Director, Vaibhav Patel, Director, C K Singh and General Manager S Debnath from Patel Engineering, while as HCC was represented by President and CEO, Arun Karambelkar, COO, Ambuj Jain and Deputy CBDO, Kamal Verma.
Also present on the occasion were, Financial Commissioner Planning and Principal Secretary to CM, B B Vyas, Commissioner Secretary PDD, Dheeraj Gupta and Commissioner Secretary, PWD, Rohit Kansal.
The company representatives presented a brief resume of various completed and ongoing infrastructural projects in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister asked the representatives to help in skilling up local youth in J&K. "We want you to mentor, support, sponsor and employ the local youth to productively channelize the State's human resource," she told the representatives.
The Chief Minister also asked them to contribute under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
HCC has been engaged in major projects like Mughal Road, Kishanganga HEP, Ramban to Banihal Road Project (NH 44) and Sawalkot HEP in the State. While as PEL is in projects like Udhampur Railway Tunnel, Parnai HEP, Sewa HEP, etc.