JAMMU: The deputy chief minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that the government has initiated the necessary mechanism to foster industrial growth in the state with a thrust on the ease of doing business so that more and more people set up their entrepreneur units resulting in boosting the economic activities and generating more jobs.
The deputy CM was interacting with a delegation of CII, J&K Chapter which called on him here on Tuesday. The delegation led by Rumjhum Chatterjee, chairperson, CII Northern Region to discuss various initiatives to improve the ranking of J&K state on the ease of doing business index comprised of Sheikh Imran, chairman, CII J&K State Council, Rahul Sahai, vice chairman, CII J&K State Council, Chander Prakash Gupta, CMD, Sanjay Puri, Vicky Mahajan, & Anil Mahajan,
Dr. Singh said that the focus of the government is to accelerate the development of the industrial sector in the state and in this regard necessary steps with regard to providing the requisite logistic an infrastructural support to the already existing industries and the aspiring entrepreneurs will be taken.
The deputy chief minister while spelling out the initiatives undertaken by the government in the power sector said that 24×7 power supply is being provided to the industrial estates and other small scale industries in the state. He said that necessary directions have also been passed to the concerned to ensure that all power related issues of the industrial sector are redressed within the shortest span of time.
Dr. Singh further asked the delegation to come up with their suggestions for improving and accelerating the industrial sector in the state so that necessary measures are undertaken for catalysing the entrepreneurial activities.