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LG Sinha announces GoI approved Rs 28000 Crore Industrial Package for J&K UTs’

Says package will help create 4.5 lakh jobs, pave way for Rs 20,000 Cr investments, give boost to UT’s industrial potential; new package to remain in force for 17 years

Jammu, Jan 07: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday announced the GoI approved Rs 28400 Crore mega “Industrial Development Package-2021” for the UT’s industrial growth, investments and job creations in the industrial sector.

Addressing a press conference in Jammu, the LG Sinha said that the Union Cabinet on January 6, sanctioned the huge Industrial Development Package-2021 for J&K’s industrial sector that has been craving for the real support from the Centre. “The package aims at providing a huge boost to the existing industrial sector, setting up new units, creating 4.5 lakh jobs and at least 20,000 Crore investments. The package will remain in force for 17 years i.e. till 2037,” he said as per news agency—KNO.

He said that with the announcement of the new industrial package, GoI has once again showed it’s committed towards sowing the seeds of growth, prosperity and employment. “This is a historic Industrial package that will give a boost to the industrial sector in J&K, create employment and pave way for outside investments as well,” he said.

He said the package will act as a big relief to the existing industrialists and will cover the manufacturing units as well as the service sector as well that includes the Tourism and IT sector.

“This will give J&K’s economy a new boost and lead J&K UT towards growth and sustainable development,” LG Sinha said.

The LG also stated that the administration led by him was working a long and short term strategy for streamlining the power infrastructure in J&K.

“J&K has earned the first slot on road connectivity front and in the near future, every village will be connected through a better road. In 2023, people of J&K will travel in metro for the first time,” he said.

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.

KNO

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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.

GNS

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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.

KNO

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