Skandan reviews functioning of industrial PSUs

Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Information Department
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Information Department

Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Wednesday reviewed the functioning of State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO), JK Industries (JKI) and Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited (SICOP)   here at a meeting.

After taking review of the achievements of threecorporations, the advisor, according to an official spokesperson, discussed themodalities for establishment of business process outsourcing (BPOs) centres anddry ports in the districts.

 He called for establishment of sportsequipment industrial units like football, cricket, volleyball net, hockey bags,shoes in the state on the pattern of the neighbouring state of Punjab.  He said it will help Jammu and Kashmir toemerge as one of the major producer of the sports stuff.

The advisor said that the aim of establishment of BPOs ineach Panchyats is to achieve modular expansion in industrial sector.

Among others, the meeting was attended by Managing Director,SIDCO Ravinder Kumar; Managing Director JKI, JavidIqbal; Managing DirectorSICOP, Attal Sharma and other concerned officers.

Later, the advisor discussed the issue of identification and acquisition of land for dry port and BPOs with the divisional commissioner Jammu and all deputy commissioners.

He asked them to identify the land on priority so that the construction work would be taken in hand for establishment of dry port and BPOs which would be beneficial for the economic activities of the state and would contribute in uplifting the socio-economic profile of the area.

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