KCCI expresses concern over outsourcing of sapphire mines

The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday expressed its concern at the outsourcing of the sapphire mines at Paddar-Kishtwar to non-state subjects, in violation of the recommendations of the Committee constituted by the Legislative Assembly in this regard.

Kashmir Chamber: the new team elected to office in September 2018- (LtoR) Nasir Hameed Khan, Sheikh Ashiq, Dr Abdul Majid Mir, Farooq Amin, Sheikh Gowhar Ali and Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon

In a statement, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmed, President, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the action was an encroachment on the rights of the local entrepreneurs’ who are already suffering on account of the uncertain situation prevailing in the State.

There are already many recommendations, reports and SRO’s issued which favour the protection of the rights of the local industrialists and the KCC&I seeks the intervention of His Excellency the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir in this matter.


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