JK to unveil its new industrial policy soon

SRINAGAR: The new industrial policy—Industrial Policy 2015—will be unveiled soon to give flip to the industrial sector of the state, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, said Tuesday.
The announcement from the minister came at a joint meeting of officers and JK-based industrialists convened at the Civil Secretariat here to discuss the new industrial policy, an official handout issued here said.
Financial Commissioner Industries and Commerce Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Special Secretary Industries and Commerce, senior officers of Industries and Commerce department, and representatives of various industry associations were present in the meeting, it said.
“The government has industrialist-friendly approach and all possible efforts and measures will be taken for rejuvenation and growth of industrial units. The new industrial policy is aimed to boost and review industry in the state and to encourage new investment in industries and facilitate new entrepreneurs. It will create employment avenues,” the minister told the meeting.
He said the Chief Minister “is very much keen” for “flourishing, progressive” industrial setup in Jammu and Kashmir and “all possible measures will be taken in this regard”.
The meeting, as per the handout, was informed that some targets have been set under the new policy “to achieve its goal in a befitting manner”.
“It has incorporated provisions for setting up prestigious and large industrial units across the state,” it was informed.
On the occasion, representatives from various industrialists association put forth their suggestions for the successful implementation of the policy, the handout said.