Government working to improve business climate: Minister

Jammu: Minister of Industries & Commerce Chandra Prakash Ganga today chaired a one day seminar on Ease of Doing Business organized by I&C Department at Udhyog Bhavan.

The Minister inclined for coordinated approach to lay out the desired design for the ease of doing business in the state. “Government is working hard to improve business climate and state’s ranking on Ease of Doing Business”, he asserted.

The Minister exhorted the need for effective operational strategies to create enhanced opportunities of employability in the state.

The Minister informed about the efforts being made by the department to further streamline industrial sector under ‘ease of doing business’ which include strengthening of single window system, policies for product diversification and business expansion and continuous engagement with stakeholders for better policy formulation.

 Commissioner Secretary I&C, Shailendra Kumar, informed that the department in collaboration with concerned departments including, Labour, Finance, Fire Services, Pollution Control Board and PDD has implemented 260 reforms out of a total of 372 and the remaining will be achieved as soon as possible.

The Minister said that Jammu and Kashmir would soon be listed in the top 15 states in the list of ease of doing business in the country.

Ganga congratulated all the concerned departments for their outstanding contribution and performance in achieving the set targets. He stated that government is committed to provide better job opportunities, facilities for skill development and safe working environment to the established and new entrepreneurs. He assured complete support to the officers of the concerned departments and other stakeholders for performing even better in their respective fields.

 Among others senior functionaries of concerned departments attended the seminar.

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