Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmed Khan today held a meeting with FCIK during his visit to Rangreth and Sanat Nagar industrial area here.
During his tour to Industrial area which also marked inauguration of iQ zar and le lafe IT centres, the Advisor Khan also held a meeting with Industrial Estate Rangreth led by president FCIK Shahid Kamili.
FCIK President Kamili raised lot of issues concerning Industrial Estate Rangreth and asked for designating Rangreth Industrial Estate as Model Industrial estate of the year.
The Advisor was accompanied by Director Industries Nazim khan, OSD to Advisor Sajad Qadri, Muhammad Ashraf General Manager Budgam and General Manager SIDCO Aga Aijaz,.
President Kamili led delegation shared their feedback of facilities and activities of their units.
The FCIK President apprised the Advisor Khan about the problems being faced by them and called for improving the existing infrastructural facilities like electricity, road connectivity, drains, sanitation, healthcare, Sewage Treatment Plant, Waste management and other related facilities for the workers.
The industrialists delegation led by President Kamili presented a memorandum of demands for development of Rangreth estate which includes development of roads which are in shambles, upgradation of STP on modern lines , better waste management , laying of drainage system which is completely dysfunctional, security of estate should be enhanced which includes installation of CCTVs at major points.
The delegation also demanded handing over of 62 kanals of land after its retrieval from CRPF.
The industrialist delegation also demanded that part of Aegis-vodafone building should be developed as Common Facility Centre and land under “Sunil communication” should be allotted to existing enterprenuers besides Land alloted to playground should be transferred to industrial estate.
The industrialist delegation also asked for Allotment of Land to the units holders who are in sheds and need to go fr substantial expansion.
Later the advisor visited FCIK house at Sant Nagar Estate and directed for its upgradation. He has a detailed meeting with the FCIK delegation led by President Kamili there regarding industrial scenario of Kashmir.
Advisor Khan assured the delegation that Government is fully committed to further promote the industries in the Jammu and Kashmir and all out efforts will be made to create better infrastructural facilities and conducive atmosphere so that more people can set up their ventures.
He said Government is aware of the problems of industrialists as FCIK raised with Lietuanant Governor in Jammu and and every possible effort will be made for the growth of this important sector which is immensely contributing for boosting the economy and employment generation in the State.