JAMMU: J&K lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said that health sector is one of the important components of his developmental programme in the Valley.
Speaking to the reporters here at Raj Bhawan, LG Sinha said that he would personally plead the big medical care facilities across the country to invest in the union territory to upgrade the medical facilities here.
Meanwhile, the LG said that scores of big business houses of the country who wish to set up their establishment here in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
“We are with our arms open for them to invest here to benefit the people of the UT,” LG Sinha added.
Lt Governor observed that investors from across the globe are eyeing J&K as their preferred investment destination.
“With a ready land bank, a plethora of opportunities are waiting for them. The investors will find J&K as a promising and lucrative destination for their investments. The Rs 28,400 crore New Industrial Development Scheme will certainly boost the morale of entrepreneurs and investors,” he said.
Meanwhile, LG Sinha handed over a cheque of Rs 250 crore to Jammu and Kashmir Bank as second installment of 5% Interest Subvention under Economic Package, as a relief for the business sector in J&K.
Lt Governor told media persons that around 3.41 lakh small and big businessmen as well as business establishments have availed of the benefits of the Interest Subvention.
We will continue to release the Interest Subvention part as and when we receive the request, the Lt Governor added.
Highlighting the initiatives taken by the government for bringing reforms in the economic sector in J&K, the Lt Governor said that an amount to the tune of Rs 264 crore has been disbursed as financial assistance to 16,800 youth identified to become entrepreneurs under the Back to Village and My Town My Pride programmes, and termed the initiative as bank’s home delivery of services to the aspiring entrepreneurs.
With a ready land bank and plethora of opportunities waiting for them, the investors will find J&K as a promising and lucrative destination for their investments. The Rs 28,400 crore New Industrial Development Scheme, will certainly boost the morale of entrepreneurs and investors, he said.