DIC Jammu organizes awareness camp cum workshop
JAMMU, JUNE 18: Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Jammu and District Industries Centre, Jammu organized an awareness camp cum workshop at Udyog Bhawan, Jammu to highlight various incentives being provided to Services Sector under the newly launched Industrial Development Scheme – 2017 by DIPP, Govt. of India.
The Awareness Camp was held under the overall supervision of Director Industries & Commerce, Jammu Anoo Malhotra and General Manager DIC Jammu Namrita Dogra, Other participants who attended the workshop were President Jammu Association of Tour Operator Amrik Singh, President Hotel, Bar & Restaurant Association Jammu Kuldip Wahi, Project Manager DIC Jammu Sindra Thakur, Functional Manager DIC Jammu Arshad Noomani.
The workshop was organized with a basic aim to make aware the stake holders the various incentives available to them under the IDs scheme apart from the modalities required for availing these benefits. With the extension of benefits available under the Centrally sponsored scheme of GoI to the service sector under IDS-2017, the Service Sector can avail incentives under 30% Capital Investment Subsidy, 3% interest Subsidy, 100% insurance subsidy, freight subsidy, income tax and GST reimbursement, besides the incentives available under the State package under Industrial Policy 2016. Under the new scheme, the entire service sector stake holder dealing in the Hotels, Adventure Tourism, Education, Gymnasium etc. irrespective of their location shall be covered.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Industries and Commerce Jammu Anoo Malhotra highlighted the benefits available under IDS 2017 and State Industrial Policy 2016 and the role of Industries and Commerce Department in implementing these schemes. She asked the stakeholders to get themselves registered under IDS-2017 to make themselves edible for incentives as the sector is an important contributor in state economy as a service sector and as an employment generator.
GM DIC, Jammu Namrita Dogra, deliberated on the different issues related to IDS Scheme, 2017 and welcomed entrepreneurs and Hoteliers.