Advisor Skandan inspects JKI units

Advisor Skandan inspects JKI units

Governor's Advksor K Skandan today visited Silk Factory Rajbagh, Bemina Woollen Mills and Kashmir Silk Filatures Solina to take stock of working of these business units.

Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir Industries Limited(JKIL), Javid Iqbal and other officials accompanied the Advisor during thevisit, an official handout said.

During the visit, the advisor inspected different showroomsat Silk Factory Rajbagh and inquired about the silk and woollen itemsmanufactured by JK Industries.

The Advisor also reviewed the progress of construction ofComposite Market Centre for Wholesale Chain of Silk Activity in Government SilkFactory Rajbagh. He was informed that the building was being constructed underthe Restoration and Strengthening of Livelihood component of the Jhelum andTawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP) funded by the World Bank and would becompleted by September this year.

The Advisor was briefed about the steps taken to preserveand revitalise the Silk Factory as a heritage site while restoring its pastglory. He asked the officers to focus on the improvement of the factory'sviability as a self-sustaining and employment generating public sector unit.

At Bemina Woollen Mills, the Advisor inspected varioussections including Worsted Section, Weaving Section, Sulzer Section, Finishingand Dying Sections.

He was also briefed about the progress in the constructionof Showroom-cum-Interpretation Centre of Composite Market for Wholesale Chainof Woollen Activity at Woollen Mills Bemina. The Advisor was also informed thatthat building would be completed in the stipulated time frame.

Later, Advisor also visited Govt Kashmir Silk FilaturesSolina, Srinagar while inspecting the various sections of the factory.

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