Trade Facilitaion Centre at URI is 70 per cent complete: MD SIDCO

A file photo of 'Kaman-Aman' Setu bridge.

A file photo of ‘Kaman-Aman’ Setu bridge.

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The work of Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) at Salamabad Uri, Phase-II is in “full-swing” as 70 per cent of work has been completed, a meeting chaired by minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga was informed on Monday. The work sanctioned at cost of Rs 10.73 crore is in “full-swing.”

Further according to government spokesman, Managing Director SIDCO, Amit Sharma while enumerating the achievements of the corporation informed the board that 2000-3000 kanals of land has been identified at village Meen Charkan, Ismailpur district Samba for setting up industrial units.

Chairing the 134th meeting of Board of Directors of J&K SIDCO, Ganga also reviewed the progress on creation of land bank for new Industrial Estates and Extension of Existing Industrial Estates. Developmental works of the industrial Estates at Ghatti in Kathua, Ompora in Budgam and land acquisition process for IGC Samba Phase- III and Narkara Budgam were also discussed in the meeting.

The spokesman adds that the Board was also informed about the major projects being initiated by SIDCO including Trade Facilitation Centre at Salamabad, Uri, Phase – II, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), IT Tower Building Phase-II, and implementation of projects under TAMEIR (The Aggregative Macro Economic & Infrastructure Rebuilding) and construction of Conference Hall at IGC Lassipora.


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