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CS reviews industrial development in J&K

Directs fast-tracking industrial estates for employment boost
02:02 AM Feb 29, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
cs reviews industrial development in j k
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Jammu, Feb 28: Chief Secretary Atal Dulloo here Wednesday took an assessment of the measures taken so far for the development of new industrial estates (IEs) across the districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

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An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that during the meeting, the chief secretary enquired from the concerned about the updated status of the newly identified industrial estates here.

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He took note of all the issues related to land acquisition, transfer, power, and court cases acting as hurdles in the development of these industrial estates.

Dulloo directed the concerned to ensure timely completion of these industrial areas as the requisite funds are available with the Department.

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He also asked the concerned Divisional Commissioners and DCs to look into all the land-related issues and resolve them on priority.

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The chief secretary also impressed upon the Power Development Department (PDD) to develop power infrastructure in these industrial estates so that the units established get the power to come into early production.

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He also called for reviewing all the land allotments made to date for making all of them to carry out the ground-breaking exercise at the earliest.

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Dulloo also enquired from the concerned Director Industries and the DC about the quantum of work done and pending in each industrial estate developed in their jurisdiction.

He asked to prioritise the laying of roads and sewage network there so that other amenities are also created there with ease.

The chief secretary asked the department to ensure that the applicants who had already deposited their premium amount and executed the lease deeds should be handed over their land patches at the earliest.

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