SRINAGAR: Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) has asked the administration to make more funds available for rehabilitation of the flood-hit traders in the Valley.
A KTMF delegation led by its president, Mohammad Yasin Khan, called upon the governor N N Vohra’s advisor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and discussed the Rs 800-crore economic package approved for interest subvention to the traders in Kashmir, the traders’ body said in a statement issued here on Thursday.
“This will benefit the traders availing CC/Loan facility, while the financial institutions are neglecting other traders,” Khan told Ganai, asking him to make “more funds available so that every trader is compensated and to have the business revived as it is still in struggling stage”.
The statement said that KTMF was committed to seek rehabilitation of the flood-hit traders and would fight for the cause till each and every trader was not rehabilitated.
Terming the meeting “fruitful”, Khan hoped that Ganai would work for rehabilitation of the flood-hit traders.
“We hope that the dynamic advisor will come up to the expectations of traders in Kashmir. We assure full support to him on all genuine issues, which are aimed at benefitting the business fraternity of Kashmir,” he said.
Others who were part of the delegation included Manzoor Bhat, Aslam Matoo, Deen Mohammad Matoo, and Waseem Ahmed.