Global investors’ summit: LG led delegation to meet India Inc leaders in Mumbai today
File photo of Lt Governor J&K, GC Murmu
Mumbai, Feb 20:
Top officials from the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory administration will
visit the country”s financial capital and meet industry leaders on Friday,
more than six months after the virtual abrogation of Article 370.
Led by Lieutenant
Governor Girish Chandra Murmu, the officials will be pitching about the
business possibilities in the restive Kashmir Valley to leaders of India Inc,
officials said on Thursday.
investors” summit is being planned at capital Srinagar in May, and the event
in a city hotel is organised by industry lobby CII, which is also a national
partner for the summit, they said.
government”s bold moves on the vexed Kashmir issue in August have been met
with mixed response, with many going public with the prolonged shutdown of
telecom connectivity in the valley and the continuing detentions of political
leaders, while others have welcomed the move.
At the time of
the announcement, the Centre had assured that carving out union territories of
Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh out of the state of Jammu and Kashmir will fasten
economic development of the region through focused attention.
There were also
reports of mega projects like a massive solar project in the mountaineous
Ladakh region being launched.
The summit in May
will be a showcase of investment opportunities across sectors, officials said.
and bureaucrats, including Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, the secretary for industries
and commerce; Anoo Malhotra, the director of industries and commerce; and Rohit
Kansal, the principal secretary of planning development and monitoring, among
others, are expected to be present on Friday.