KVIC chairman calls on LG Sinha, discusses creation of employment opportunities
Post by RK News on Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Srinagar, Sep 20: Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Manoj Kumar called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.
Kumar discussed various matters with the Lt Governor including renewal of lease of KVIC training centre at Pampore, production of bee boxes, besides effective implementation of KVIC schemes in J&K.
The official spokesperson said that discussion was also held on the record achievement in PMEGP in the last fiscal and how it can be implemented more aggressively in the future to create manifold employment opportunities.
Pertinently, in 2021-22, under PMEGP, the KVIC established 21,640 manufacturing and service units in J&K and as many as 1.73 lakh new employment was generated in the region.
Chairman J&KTWA calls on LG Sinha, puts forth various demands
Srinagar, Sep 20: A delegation of All J&K Transport Welfare Association (J&KTWA) led by its Chairman S. Ajit Singh Khalsa Tuesday called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhavan.
The 10 member delegation including General Secretary, Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf and President, Vijay Singh Chib submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor and put forth various issues and demands pertaining to smooth operations of public transport and welfare of the transporter community.
The prominent demands included re-examination of order No. 08-JK (TR) of 2022, issued by Transport Department; ban on illegal operation of e-Rickshaws on unapproved routes; re-registration of vehicles purchased from outside UT; besides the issue of proper maintenance of General Bus Stand Parimpora and Narwal transport yard and release of pending payments of transport vehicles under Government use, among other issues.
On the sidelines of the meeting, S. Ajit Singh Khalsa, Chairman, AJKTWA, also apprised the Lt Governor about an array of issues concerning the Sikh community that have been pending since long.
The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing to the Chairman, AJKTWA and members of the delegation and assured that their genuine issues and demands would be redressed on merit.