Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on December 22 addressed a special session on ‘Scope of Industry in Jammu & Kashmir’ organised by Calcutta Chamber of Commerce (CCC) in Kolkata and said that rapid and unprecedented transformation is taking place in Union Territory.
In a post on X, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said, “Under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi Ji, vigorous growth in all the sectors of the economy is our mission. We are committed to utilising abundant resources to foster industrial competitiveness and promote collaboration.”
Under the leadership of Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji, vigorous growth in all the sectors of economy is our mission. We are committed to utilize abundant resources to foster industrial competitiveness and promote collaboration. pic.twitter.com/eXQju02uS0
— Office of LG J&K (@OfficeOfLGJandK) December 22, 2023
Assuring the industry leaders present at the event, Jammu & Kashmir LG said, “Jammu & Kashmir UT now adheres to the norm of red carpet and not red tape to ensure safety and growth of investment, ease of doing business, ease of living and a robust govt to business interface for long-term future for investments in different sectors.”
He further stated that a comprehensive approach through a new industrial scheme is aimed at creating a conducive and dynamic environment for growth in Agriculture, Health, Manufacturing, Tourism and Hospitality, Education, Skill development, Handicraft and IT sectors in Jammu & Kashmir.
He also said that digitalisation is one of the Govt’s top priorities to build e-society and ensure long-term prosperity.
“Research and Development is another key area with a focus on making Jammu & Kashmir one of the country’s most dynamic R-D locations and strengthening the link between Industry and Academia,” he added.
LG Manoj Sinha also invited the business leaders to invest in Jammu & Kashmir stating that they would find a better atmosphere for investment opportunities there as compared to West Bengal.
“I can say that you will find a better atmosphere in Jammu & Kashmir compared to West Bengal. I invite you to come there, and you will also say the same thing,” he said.
(with inputs from ANI)