GULMARG: The 2-days PHD Chamber States Conclave concluded in here on Sunday. The closing session was chaired by national President of PHD Chamber, Anil Khaitan.
President PHD Chamber, Anil Khaitan and Chairman Kashmir Committee Mushtaq Chaya while interacting with media said that the first PHD States Conclave was held at Gulmarg wherein Chairmen and Co-Chairmen of the state chapters had come in from all over India not only to enjoy the beauty of Gulmarg but to experience it firsthand, a statement read.
“They have seen it for themselves that it was peaceful and beautiful during the three days and have visited multiple places and I am sure they will carry the message of promoting tourism in Kashmir.”
President PHD Chamber said that “Jammu and Kashmir will grow in sync with the growth of Indian economy”.
“The State has lot of opportunities to create employment for the young population. The labour Intensive manufacturing can be a good growth vehicle for the promotion of socio-economic development in the state,” he said.
He further said that the chamber is devoted to the socio-economic development in the state.
PHD Chamber organised the 2-day States Conclave for the promotion of trade commerce and industry in the state.
While drafting the joint strategy for states, the state Chairman of PHD Chamber Kashmir, Mushtaq Chaya proposed the PHD Chamber to advocate and represent to GoI for extending a ‘special package’ of industrial incentive and ‘special budget allocation’ for J&K, like that for north eastern states of India.
A committee will be constituted for extension of DIPP Scheme for north eastern States in three Himalayan states in totality. It will be also advocated with the GoI that the three Himalayan states may also be considered for 10% budgeting allocations available under different centrally sponsored schemes, the statement read.
“The state committee will provide support to J&K Committee for holding of J&K promotion shows in different states and in this regard Kashmir State Chapter Signed MoUs with 9 states of India to work together and coordinate the policy advocacy, and business promotion activities, particularly on tourism, MICE tourism, education, skill development, textiles and healthcare,” it further noted.
Around 16 states across India participated in the conclave and discussed the best practices for the promotion of MSMEs.
“To address the alarming unemployment issue of J&K state, the PHD Chamber will advocate and suggest big corporate houses for massive campus recruitment in J&K universities and colleges”, it added.