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Pr Secy chairs 11th BoDs meeting of J&K Trade Promotion Organisation

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Board approves activity calendar for 2023-24, organizational restructuring of JKTPO

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Prashant Goyal, today chaired the 11th Board of Directors (BoDs) meeting of J&K Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) here at the Civil Secretariat.

Managing Director, JKTPO, Khalid Jahangir, presented the agenda for the meeting and apprised the board of the action taken regarding previous board decisions.

The Board deliberated upon various agenda items and also approved the Financial Statements of JKTPO for the year ending 31st March 2023 (Financial Year 2022-23).

Goyal deliberated on investment promotion and facilitation activities in J&K, wherein JKTPO shall play an important role in executing investor facilitation activities across the UT through various outreach programs and organizing sector-specific events to brand J&K as an investment-friendly destination. 

He said that an Investor Facilitation Cell will be created in the JKTPO for the facilitation of existing, and prospective investors and applicants on the Single Window Portal.

The Board approved the calendar of events proposed by JKTPO for 2023-24. The intent is to focus more on attracting investment in the region and generate employment for the local population.

The Board also accorded approval regarding the organizational restructuring of JKTPO from the current 9 posts to 29 posts, where it was decided the proposal for the same shall be sent to the Finance Department for concurrence.

Regarding the start of 2nd batch of Hauslain in which JKTPO in collaboration with JKEDI shall provide training, mentoring, and market support to women entrepreneurs at the district level, Principal Secretary directed the officers to analyse the proposal and submit it in the next Board meeting for decision.

Additionally, Goyal issued several directions regarding various activities being carried out by the JKTPO to further strengthen the organization’s work.

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