CCI President calls on Ram Madhav, highlights demands

NEW DELHI, OCT 8: President, Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Rakesh Gupta today called on Ram Madhav, BJP National General Secretary at his official residence in New Delhi. The Chamber President briefed him about ground situation in the State. The issues relating to Economy, Development and Security were discussed in details during the meeting. The Chamber President requested Ram Madhav to visit the Chamber House during his next visit to the State, so that the Members could apprise him of the problems being faced by them especially post-implementation of GST. Highlighting that planned incentives for industries in J&K are not enough for the State, Rakesh Gupta demanded same bundle of incentives, as being provided to North Eastern States. The Chamber President also highlighted various demands including abolition of Toll Tax at Lakhanpur post after implementation of GST, resumption of abandoned works for Artificial Lake on River Tawi, sanctioning of Mother Industries for Jammu & Kashmir, deportation of Rohingyas, better health care facilities, resumption of LOC trade from Poonch etc. Ram Madhav assured the Chamber President that Jammu and Kashmir is very close to his heart and the Central leadership of BJP and the State coalition Government shall do all possible efforts for peace, progress, prosperity and development of all the three regions equitably. He further assured that all the genuine concerns of the Chamber shall be taken up on his next visit to the State.