After meeting KCCI delegation Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha assured them that his administration will be responsible only to respond positively to all their grievances and provide them with a financial package so that they can fight back the economic depression which has plagued the business community in Jammu and Kashmir from the past 13 months.
The Government said that the committee would be headed by Advisor to the Lt Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, and consists of the financial commissioner, finance department, commissioner secretary, industries and commerce department, secretary, tourism and chairman J&K Bank, and he directed them to submit the report by September 1, 2020.
LG directed the committee to “work out modalities for the economic revival and propose measures for extending much needed support to the business community”.
The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) delegation told LG how the administration has ignored them and their problems in the past 13 months. They said that even the power amnesty scheme was not being extended despite continuous lockdown.
One of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) members told the media after the meeting that on spot during the meeting LG extended the last date for availing of benefits under the scheme up to September 30.