Development, promotion of small scale sector Govt’s priority: Ganga

Development, promotion of small scale sector Govt’s priority: Ganga

Srinagar, Nov 15: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today said the Government is committed to the industrial development of the State.
The Minister said this after inauguration of Office-cum-Storage Facility at Industrial Estate (I.E.) Zainakote. The facility has been established at the cost of Rs.855.60 lakhs under State plan and PMDP package. The new building will have the Stores for various raw materials like Steel, Raw Pashmina, Cement, Plastic Granules etc. besides full-fledged office complex.
Minister of State for Industries and Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi and MLA Noor Mohammad Sheikh were present on this occasion.
Addressing the gathering, Minister 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 for the established and new entrepreneurs.
The Minister further 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. The development and promotion the Small Scale Sector in the State is the prime focus of the present Government and hoped that the new infrastructure & building will assist SICOP in its mission of storing and providing efficient services to the Industrial Units and the Government Departments. The inauguration of the new building is an important landmark in the Organizations efforts to acquire the necessary cost-effective infrastructure to reinforce its efforts for benefits of SSI Units and Government Departments, he said.
Minister asked MD SICOP to develop Cricket Stadium for the youth at Zainakote, which is the long pending demand of the locals.