Development News Edition
Give Feedback

Set a mega market with food processing park in Jammu, demands JCCI

JCCI President Rakesh Gupta met Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to the Governor J&K, and submitted a memorandum regarding the problems being faced by fruit industry, and early completion of artificial lake project on River Tawi.


PTI 30 Jul 2018, 11:50 AM India

Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (JCCI) today demanded setting up of a mega-market with food processing park in the winter capital in view of the growing quantum of horticulture produce, increase of LoC trade and economic activity.

JCCI President Rakesh Gupta met Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to the Governor J&K, and submitted a memorandum regarding the problems being faced by fruit industry, and early completion of artificial lake project on River Tawi.

"Keeping in view the growing quantum of horticulture produce, increase of LoC trade, economic activity in the markets...we demand setting up of the mega market with food processing park here," Gupta told reporters.

"We request the government to acquire 1,500 kanals (187.50 acres) of land for expansion of the mega market with modern facilities like cold storage, auction sheds, processing units, ripening chambers," he added.

The Chamber President also demanded that specific campaign is launched to highlight tourism circuits of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, Shahdara Sharief and Nangali Sahib which shall not only promote tourism but also communal harmony.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


add banner

LEAVE COMMENT