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Industrial estates in Jammu and Kashmir approved while other State land being transferred: Non Kashmiris invited to invest on ownership basis

SRINAGAR, 15 July 2020, TON: Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu accorded sanction to the transfer of over 13,665 Kanals of State land for establishment of industrial estates at the ten locations in districts including Kulgam, Kupwara, Anantnag, Baramulla, Bandipora, , Budgam, Ganderbal, Pulwama, Srinagar and Udhampur. According to reliable sources, it has already been decided to allot Industrial plots to Indian national and foreign investors.

Meanwhile, the Indian government has planned to bring foreign investment in Jammu and Kashmir through the acquisition entire territory of disputed State of Jammu and Kashmir into Indian Unions. New Delhi has already given go to organize ‘Global Investors Summit’ in Jammu and Kashmir. In the past India never wanted to take risk in investing in the disputed State due to non availability of Union owned land in Jammu and Kashmir for setting up of industries. 

In another development, Lieutenant Governor Murmu accorded sanction to transfer of land measuring 88 Kanals, 09 Marla situated in village Edipora Bomai, Tehsil Zainageer, District Baramulla to Higher Education Department for establishment of Government Degree College, Bomai.  Similarly, pice of land has also transferred to higher education department for establishment of a College at Chadoora in Budgam district.

In the near past, Lieutenant Governor Murmu has accorded sanction to the transfer of 40 kanal of land in Shopian district for the establishment of colonies for non-Kashmiri employees and workers. It was also reported that the Indian Army and the security forces has also been allocated lands for the extension of their camps and residential areas.

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