Address CII’s Annual Conference on Re-Imagine J&K
Jammu, February: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan has reiterated that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will flourish in the times to come and in this regard JK Global Investors’ Summit is the first step towards achieving the dream of developed J&K.
Addressing a Conference of Annual Confederation of India Industry (CII) titled Re- Imagine J&K -“Turning Potential to opportunities”, Advisor Khan, who was also chief guest on the occasion, appreciated the efforts of CII for organizing the conference on such ideated theme.
The conference was also attended by Business Entrepreneurs, Industries, Government Officials, Financial Institutions, Academic Institutes, Researchers, Policy Planners etc.
On the occasion, Advisor Khan also shared great ideas with young entrepreneurs on specialty branding and thereby creating new avenues.
The aim of the conference, according to organizers, was to accelerate the speedy development and promotion of key sectors acknowledged by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir.
Speaking on the occasion, Sameer Gupta, Chairman, CII Northern Region and Managing Director, Jakson Limited congratulate the government for a new version of J&K and, adding the employment creation needs a strategic boost and the key sectors to be propelled for more job generation include the tourism ecosystem, Infrastructure development, entrepreneurship, information technology and agriculture and food processing sector.
Ravi Shankar Sharma, Additional Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, also spoke on the occasion and discussed the need of infrastructure development and urbanization in J&K. Also, emphasized on the investments in housing and urban sector.
Sajad Hussain Ganai, Director Technical Education, said Industry has a close connection connection with technical education and an interface between industry and academia is an essential requirement for generating industry required human resource.
Addressing the conference, Shafat Sultan, Managing Director, JKHPMC said, Horticulture is the mainstay of J&K Economy and discussed the pre and post harvest techniques and other innovative ideas needed for the high density growth.
Newly elected Chairman of CII J&K Council, Farooq Amin said the newly the UT of J&K has immense potential to become the economic power-house of the country.
Ravnish Gulati, Newly Elected Vice-Chairman of CII J&K Council also spoke on the occasion.