NEW DELHI: Home minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday that Rs 50,000 crore worth of investments could flow into J&K ushering in all-inclusive and all round development of the Union Territory as he launched a web portal for registration of units under the ‘Central Sector Scheme for Industrial Development of Jammu and Kashmir.’
“A new dawn of investment and industrial development will begin in J&K with the launch of this portal. Today, the most attractive industrial policy in the country is here (in J&K),” he said while addressing the event via video-conferencing. Shah added that the policy will boost investment in sectors like tourism, education and IT by offering incentives, create jobs for the locals and give a fillip to ancillary industries in a conducive “industrial eco-system”.
Joining in the event were J&K LG Manoj Sinha; commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal; minister of state for PMO Jitendra Singh; MoS (home) Nityanand Rai; junior ministers for commerce & industry Som Prakash and Anupriya Patel; senior officials of the central and J&K governments; and industry representatives