|Advisor Skandan chairs BoD meetings of JKHDC, JKI|
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 23: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan chaired Board of Directors meetings of J&K Handloom Development Corporation (JKHDC) and J&K Industries Limited (JKI) here today.
Speaking at the JKHDC’s 66th BoD meeting, the Advisor stressed upon the corporation to work on incentivizing weavers and artisans to increase their income. He also suggested for branding, quality certificate, marketing of State based products so that those products can be sold worldwide.
While asking to increase the coverage of weavers, the Advisor asked the corporation to come up with a substantial data of weavers and artisans so that they would be made aware about government schemes.
The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Finance, Arun Kumar Mehta, Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce, Naveen Kumar Choudhary, Managing Director JKHDC, Rakesh Sharma and other concerned.
The meeting was informed that the sales through different government Departments and Societies during 2019-20 financial year (upto 15th Sep 2019) is Rs 75.20crore.
It was also given out that the corporation has started new projects under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS)which include WWDDC Project having 100 per cent Government of India share.
In another 156th BoD meeting of JKI, the Advisor asked the JKI to work on employment generation in the State with primary focus on the modernization techniques.