CCI delegation meets Governor

CCI delegation meets Governor
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JAMMU: A delegation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) led by its President Rakesh Gupta, had a meeting with Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. Advisor to Governor, K Skandan; Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam; Principal Secretary to Governor, Umang Narula; Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary; Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Shaleen Kabra participated in the meeting.
The delegation apprised the governor about various issues relating to the industries, commerce and agriculture sectors in the state and demanded implementation of ‘one nation one tax’ in the state; abolishing of state toll tax on goods at Lakhanpur; protecting only those products having low margins by levies; giving additional government support to industries dealing with products having low profit margins and not to industries having huge turnovers; objecting to giving industrial incentives package and toll tax exemption to manufacturers of insecticides and pesticides and early allotment of land for the construction of ‘dry port’ as per the MOU signed between J&K Government and the Dubai Ports World, an official handout read.
Governor assured the delegation appropriate consideration of their demands and directed the chief secretary to constitute a committee comprising representatives from government and the industries and commerce sector for developing a consensus on projected issues and taking rational decisions in this regard, it added.