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Delegation of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, Chairman PHDCCI Kashmir call on Lt Governor

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 SRINAGAR: A delegation of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, J&K today called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan.

The delegation led by its Convenor, Nazir Ahmad Mir submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to employment generation, development of various sectors including Agriculture, Horticulture, Industrial and Manufacturing sector; engagement of youth in Sports activities; Drug de-addiction awareness campaigns; creation of public grievance cells at District Headquarters; Housing for political migrants workers; Media Residential Colony etc.

The members of the delegation also expressed their gratitude towards the UT Government for the recently announced Housing Policy.

The Lt Governor observed that the Government has initiated a public outreach programme, where he himself is visiting the Districts and interacting with the people to get the first hand appraisal of local issues and developmental needs of various areas.

Referring to the employment issue, the Lt Governor asked the members of the delegation to encourage the youth, especially in rural areas to participate in the recruitment drive launched by the Government.

He assured the members of the delegation to take up the genuine issues projected by them for examination and their early redressal.

Meanwhile, Chairman, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kashmir, Baldev Singh Raina, today called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan and submitted a Road map for revival of Economy of Union Territory of J&K.

The Chairman discussed with the Lt Governor about various important issues to mitigate the direct and indirect economic effects on the people due to COVID-19 pandemic, besides bringing reforms in all major economy sectors.

He sought Lt Governor’s intervention for nomination of PHDCCI, J&K in all Boards, Advisory Committees, Task Forces, Apex Level Consultative Committee (ALCC) and District Level Monitoring Committee (DMC).

He further put forth various issues including macadamization of city roads, lanes and all main roads leading towards tourist destinations; implementation of National Handicraft and Handloom Development programmes for socio-economic empowerment of Handicraft Artisans, Handloom and Carpet Weavers etc.

The Lt Governor observed that the UT Government has taken various significant initiatives like Housing Policy; Waiver of stamp duty on fresh loans; Accelerated recruitment; Excise Policy; Digitization of Land Records; approval of Real-Estate Rules; e-Stamping; Education Investment Policy; preparation of Global Investors Summit to attract investment in private sector, besides various Policy Reforms are in the pipeline for the overall development of J&K and welfare of its people.

He assured the Chairman, PHDCCI that the issues projected by him would be looked into meticulously for their early redressal.