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Self employment schemes are along with industrial growth are some of the assets by J&K government to address unemployment.


Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo took assessment of the measures taken so far for the development of new industrial estates (IEs) across the districts of the UT here.

He enquired from the concerned Director Industries and DC about the quantum of work done and pending in each IE developed in their jurisdiction. He asked to prioritize the laying of roads and Sewage network there so that other amenities are also created there with ease.

He 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 an earliest. He further directed that all the unit holders should be encouraged to setup their units for large scale employment generation for the youth of the UT.

Commissioner Secretary, I&C, Vikramjit Singh informed the meeting that the Department has been successful in attracting the investment of Rs 5733 Cr from 2019 onwards. He further informed that this year till 31st January an investment of Rs 2493 Cr has been made creating employment avenues for more than 30,000 J&K youth.

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