Major Events 2022-23

Calcutta Chamber of Commerce
  • Calender December 22, 2023
    Special Session on Scope of Industry in Jammu & Kashmir View More ❯
  • Calender October 07, 2023
    Talk & Interactive Session on "Social Stock Exchange" View More ❯
  • Calender October 07, 2023
    Talk & Interactive Session on "Social Stock Exchange" View More ❯
  • Calender September 30, 2023
    Industry Partner of PRSI BrandEdge - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Conference 2023 View More ❯
  • Calender August 30 & 31, 2023
    India - Central Highlands Trade and Investment Conference - 2023 View More ❯
  • Calender August 22, 2023
    Special Session "Resilient & Self-Sufficient India" View More ❯
  • Calender August 08, 2023
    Confluence - New Members Induction Programme View More ❯
  • Calender July 13, 2023
    "Resilient & Self-Sufficient India" View More ❯
  • Calender June 22, 2023
    Solving an Enigma on Menopause - myths & facts View More ❯
  • Calender June 10, 2023
    Enablement Session on "E Invoice, E Way Bill & Audit Trail" View More ❯
  • Calender May 18, 2023
    Book Launch & Special Lecture on "Fearless Governance" View More ❯
  • Calender May 10, 2023
    Special Session on Delayed Payment to MSME - Challenges and Possible Solutions View More ❯
  • Calender May 02, 2023
    Special Session on Indian Passport - Recent Developments View More ❯
  • Calender March 24, 2023
    Special Session on Importance of Cyber Security in the Growing Digital Interface View More ❯
  • Calender March 15, 2023
    Vasant bahar 2023 - holi get-together & looking beyond india- vietnam business forum visit 2023 View More ❯
  • Calender 26th February - 2nd March 2023
    Visit of Members of Business Delegation of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce to Vietnam View More ❯
  • Calender February 23, 2023
    Seminar on World Peace and Understanding Day Celebration View More ❯
  • Calender February 13, 2023
    Special Session on INDIA: TOWARDS - Balanced Development and Inclusive Growth View More ❯
  • Calender February 03, 2023
    Panel Discussion on Union Budget 2023-24 and Its Impact on Economy View More ❯

December 22, 2023

Special Session on Scope of Industry in Jammu & Kashmir

Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Shri Manoj Sinha graced the occasion as Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour was Commissioner/Secretary to Govt., Industries & Commerce Department of Jammu and Kashmir Shri Vikramjit Singh, IPS will address the Session.

Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha addressed the Special Session on 'Scope of Industry in Jammu Kashmir', organized by the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce (CCC) at Kolkata.

In his address, the Lt Governor highlighted the rapid and unprecedented transformation in Jammu Kashmir, opportunities in various sectors, appropriate policies for investors, economic growth and employment generation in the Union Territory. The Lt Governor said, "Under the leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, vigorous growth in all the sectors of economy is our mission. We are committed to utilize abundant resources to foster industrial competitiveness and promote collaboration,". The Lt Governor invited the Industry leaders and potential investors to explore the prospects of profitable investments and economic opportunities in J&K. He said "J&K UT now adheres to the norm of red carpet and not red tape to ensure safety and growth of investment, ease of doing business, ease of living and a robust government to business interface for long-term future for investments in different sectors s,".

He said the comprehensive approach of the UT Administration through new industrial scheme is aimed at creating a conducive and dynamic environment for growth in Agriculture, Health & Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Tourism & Hospitality, Education & Skill development, Handicraft & Handloom and IT & Electronics. Digitalization is one of the top priorities of the government to build e-society and ensure long-term prosperity. Research & Development is another key area with focus on making J&K one of the country's most dynamic R&D locations and strengthen the link between Industry and Academia, he said. The Lt Governor also answered the queries of the members from the industry and business fraternity during the interactive session.

Sh Vikramjit Singh, Commissioner Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department, J&K presented a detailed overview of the industrial sector and its growth potential in J&K UT.

Shri Vikramjit Singh, Commissioner/Secretary to Govt., Industries & Commerce Department, Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir made a presentation on current investment benefit packages those are being offered to investors of various categories. He also mentioned about opportunity to invest in industries where some parties are initiating disinvestments. There exists public – Private partnership investment opportunities in tourism. Sixty plus brownfield investible projects are available. Shri Singh said focus sectors for investment are healthcare and pharmaceuticals, herbal and medicinal plants, manufacturing and mining, infrastructure and real estate, tourism and hospitality, film tourism and others.

Shri Singh said today any industrialist can buy land from private land owners to set up industries. Jammu & Kashmir Government will provide industrial land in different Industrial Estate on lease initially for 40 years which may be extended to 99 years. In Udhampur, a special industrial estate especially for MSMEs has been set up. Jammu & Kashmir is offering 300% assured ROI through GST linked incentives and maximum up to the extendedt of 400% including all the incentives in IDS package. Jammu & Kashmir is also offering additional incentives offered on green industrialisation, capital fixed investment and stamp duty. Jammu & Kashmir offers lowest cost electricity in India. Government of J & K is steadily initiating steps to scale up ‘ease of doing business' in the Union Territory. Special financial incentives are also available to women entrepreneurs and investors in the Union Territory.