DC Srinagar reviews progress of establishment of new Industrial Estates

DC resolves issues related to utility shifting, other matters in Dev of IEs, 1175 Industrial Units functioning in Srinagar, providing employment to over 15000 families

Srinagar : In order to take general review regarding the functioning of existing Industrial Estates and review the progress on establishment of new Industrial Estates in the District, a meeting of stakeholder Departments was held under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Tuesday chaired a meeting here at the Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.
Besides, the Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Shabir Ahmad, the meeting was attended by General Manager DIC, Director Land Management SDA, Chief Planning Officer, Superintending Engineers of KPDCL/KPTCL, SDM West, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Director Raks & Farma, General Manager SIDCO, Executive Engineers of PHE, R&B, SIDCO, Tehsildar Panthachowk, Managers of Industrial Estates of Khonmoh, Rakh Gund Aksha and Sempora.
At the Outset, the Deputy Commissioner took a detailed review and functioning of existing Industrial Estates Managed by SIDCO in Srinagar District including Khonmoh, Shalteng, Zukura, Sanant Nagar, Bagh-i-Ali Mardan Khan etc. He also reviewed in detail the land related issues for approach roads to the sites, shifting of utilities and bottlenecks being confronted by the stakeholder Departments in development of upcoming Industrial Estates in Srinagar District.
On the occasion, the DC issued spot directions to the Officers of Stakeholder Departments for conducting joint visit to Industrial Estates including Rakh Gund Aksha, Bemina and Industrial Estate Khonmoh, Phase-IV (Panthachowk) to resolve issues, if any to pace up the execution of works.
The DC also held detailed deliberations on shifting of electric utilities at Industrial Estate Sempora and maintenance of electricity assets at all Industrial Estates in the District.
The DC was informed that as many as 1175 Industrial Units are functioning in Srinagar District at Industrial Estates at Khonmoh, Shalteng, Zukura, Sanant Nagar, Bagh-i-Ali Mardan Khan etc providing employment avenues to over 15000 families.
While reviewing the status regarding development of new Industrial Estates in District, the DC was informed that IE Sempora, IE, Aksha Gund, Bemina, and IE, Khonmoh, Phase IV, Panthachowk, the DC asked the concerned to accelerate the processes of different components of infrastructure development works so that industrial Estates are made operational soon.
The DC stressed the Officers to work in coordinated approach in order to develop a favourable ecosystem for setting up of more industrial units thereby generating more employment avenues for the youth of the District.

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