Monday, 30 November 2020

HM Amit Shah says Industrial Policy to be announced soon for rapid economic development of J&K

Updated: March 16, 2020 10:39 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that an Industrial Policy will be announced soon for the rapid economic development of Jammu and Kashmir.

Saying that Jammu and Kashmir attracted 13,000 Crore rupees for the last 70 years, Mr Shah expressed hope that by 2024 three times more investment will come in the region.

Mr Shah said this while meeting a 24 member delegation from Jammu and  Kashmir’s  Apni Party led by  Altaf Bukhari in New Delhi yesterday.

The Home Minister said NDA government will take all steps for the overall development of the region. Mr  Shah also emphasised that there is no intention of the Government for demographic change in the region and all such talks have no basis at all. He said the Government will work with all sections of the society to realize the hopes of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir at an early opportunity.

Mr Shah assured the delegation that Jammu and Kashmir will have a better domicile policy than other states. He added that  a reasonable Economic Development Policy will be drafted soon after widespread consultation.

Mr Shah emphasised that there is no discrimination in the implementation of Central Laws in the region and interests of all sections will be taken care of.

On the issues of reservation, the Home Minister said that a Commission will be set up soon and reiterated that no injustice will be done to Gujjars, nomads and other communities.

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