G C Murmu invites Gujarati Businessmen to invest in Jammu and Kashmir;inks 35 MoUs worth 2641 crores


G C Murmu invites Gujarati Businessmen to invest in Jammu and Kashmir;inks 35 MoUs worth 2641 crores

NEW DELHI: Gujarati businessmen are successful worldwide and they should also explore vast investment opportunities in Jammu & Kashmir said G C Murmu, Lt Governor, Jammu and Kashmir.nnHe was addressing captains of the industry from Gujarat during the interaction jointly organised by Confederation of Indian Industry and Government of J&K in Ahmedabad.nn

nnHe informed the industrialists that industrial barriers have been removed in J&K. Top business houses of Gujarat including Rasna, Cadila, Ambuja Group, Amul, Adani, Suzlon, Abellon Clean Energy and many others participated in the interaction. Mr Piruz Khambata, CMD Rasna Pvt Ltd, Mr RS Sodhi, MD, Amul GCCMF, Mr Manish Gupta, MD, Ambuja Group and many other prominent industrialists from Gujarat called on Lt Governor to discuss their investment plans in J&K. The Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has drawn interest of Investors, Corporates, Business owners across India for the upcoming Jammu Kashmir Global Investors Summit.nnWith 6 domestic roadshows, which ended in Ahmedabad city today, the delegations led by Lieutenant Governor Murmu has signed MoUs worth X crores with big corporates, MNCs, Business Groups and Investors from different sectors.nnJammu and Kashmir Government delegation also included Kewal Kumar Sharma, Advisor to the Hon?ble Lieutenant Governor, Jammu & Kashmir, Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner Finance, Jammu & Kashmir, Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development, Jammu & Kashmir and Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner/Secretary Industries & Commerce, Jammu & Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Managing Director JKTPO, Director Industries and Commerce Jammu, MD JKI and Dy Commissioners of Pulwama, Shopian, Reasi, Bandipora.nn

nnKewal Kumar Sharma, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Jammu & Kashmir assured all investors that Government will extend full support to attract investment into Jammu and Kashmir.nnArun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner Finance, Jammu & Kashmir shared that J&K 2.0 is open for industry including private sector. He further said that J&K is expected to grow by approximately 10 percent for next ten years. GST collection has increased by 40 per cent this year which is highest percentage in country.nnManoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner/Secretary Industries & Commerce, J&K. He highlighted six thrust areas covering 14 focus sectors including Tourism, Film Tourism, Horticulture & Post Harvest Management, Agro and Food Processing, Mulberry production for silk, Health & Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, IT/ ITes, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Real Estate, Handloom and Handicraft and Education.nnVinod Agrawal, Vice Chairman, CII Gujarat State Council & CMD Arunaya Organics Pvt Ltd, while welcoming J&K Government delegation and potential investors for the business interaction said Ahmedabad interaction is the final leg of domestic outreach programmes in the run upto J&K Global Investors? Summit.nnIn the next phase of outreach initiative for the Global Investors Summit, JKTPO shall be organising Mini Conclaves in Jammu and Srinagar to sensitize residents. This shall be followed by a roadshow in Dubai/ UAE and Ambassadors roundtable to be held in Delhi to connect with global investors community.nnThe event was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO), a nodal agency for Government of Jammu and Kashmir along with Media Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as the National Partner and Ernst & Young as the knowledge partner.

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