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Comm/Secy I&C Deptt chairs Investor Facilitation Meet organised by the JKTPO

Comm/Secy I&C Deptt chairs Investor Facilitation Meet organised by the JKTPO


Comm/Secy I&C Deptt chairs Investor Facilitation Meet organised by the JKTPO


July 11,2023, Jammu: Shri Vikramjit Singh,Commissioner / Secretary to Government, Industries & Commerce Departmenttoday chaired an Investor Facilitation Meet at Convention Centre Jammu to address the issues and concerns of the industries.

The Investor Facilitation Meet was organised by Jammu & Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) for Investors in Jammu Division, and this is the second meet since March which is chaired by Shri Vikramjit Singh, Commissioner / Secretary, I&C. The first one was held in Kashmir. The purpose of the meet was to hear the grievances and issues of investors, including of those who have been allotted land under J&K land allotment policy and effort to solve their issues under one platform to actualize the investment on the ground through a one stop facilitation process. 20 industrial associations and over 80 industries and participated in today’s Investor Facilitation Meet.Many prominent industries such as ITC, Chiripal Megpoly Films Bhagthali, Jupitar Aluminium, Aegios Poly Films and Industrial associations like CII, FICCI, Bari Brahmana Industrial Association, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Federation of Industries Jammu, Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Jammu, etc., participated in the meet.

Setting the context of the meet Sh. Vikramjit Singh, Commissioner / Secretary Industries & Commerce, J&K in his address appreciated JKTPO for hosting such sessions where all Investors, trade bodies, industrial associations and other officials are on the same platform to have a threadbare discussion on the issues faced by industrialists.He also said “Governmentfocus is to improve the industrial ecosystem of J&K and guide them in every possible way to resolve their grievances.The Department of Industries and Commerce is taking various steps to improve the business ecosystem of the UT, such as the fully operational Single Window System, upgradation and amendments of J&K Industrial ecosystem policies.He also assured such meetings will be regularly featured in both the divisions to facilitate investors.”

The session had one to one discussion with investors, industrial associations and trade bodies regarding the issues faced by them in different verticals such as land, power, change of land use, industrial estates, environmental clearances etc.

Earlier on the occasion Smt. Khalid Jahangir, Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organisation welcomed the prominent industries and the representatives from Industrial Association and said “We committed to ensure smooth operations of industries in the UT of J&K and we stand hand in hand with all the investors of J&K as they are helping us to develop industrial ecosystem of the UT. We intent to address the issues faced by the industries though such facilitation meets and make the UT one of the preferred destinations of India.”

The meet was attended by Smt. Smita Sethi, Secretary I&C, Shri. Khalid Jahangir, MD, JKTPO, Shri. Kishore Singh Chib, Director, I&C, Shri. Inderjeet, MD SIDCO/SICOP, Shri. Suresh Kaul, Director, Finance, I&C, Shir. Sat Paul Pakhru, Regional Director, PCB and other senior officials from Pollution Control Board, Power Development Department, Public Works Department and Revenue Department and addressed the issues related to land allotment, provision of basic amenities such as power, road connectivity, water and drain. The Commissioner / Secretary noted the grievances and assured that necessary support will be provided to the industries for smooth and hassle-free operations.