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JAMMU AND KASHMIR (J&K)

Bestowed with picturesque scenic landscape, it is one of the most visited places in north India.
Blessed with nature’s bounty and 3 agro-climatic zones, enables cultivation of unique produce such as Saffron, Berries, Figs and special variety of rice -Mushk Budji (it possesses harmonious blend of taste, aroma and rich organoleptic properties).
Jammu and Kashmir is also the largest producer of Apple, Walnut, Cherry and Almond in India and is also known for Asia’s largest tulip garden.
Major handloom and handicraft industry with total exports of over 5000 cr. over last 5 years.

Last Update : 11-07-20

  • UT has 3 perennial rivers-Chenab, Jhelum and Ravi
  • Industrial Estates – 57
  • Airports – 2; International- Srinagar, National -Jammu
  • Population between working age of 15-59 years – 66%
  • J&K has 60+ large industrial units and 25,000 MSME units
  • UT accounts for 10.25% of India’s total hydro power production.
  • The government of Jammu and Kashmir has taken several initiatives to induce an enabling conducive environment for investors. The government has identified 14 focus sectors and has come up with sector-specific policies, offering fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for investment in these sectors.
  • The UT has implemented 80% reforms of ‘Business Reform Action Plan’ across all the departments over past two years which has catapulted the State to top ranking among UTs.
  • Government is further working to improve the Ease of Doing Business climate in the UT and is setting up ‘Investor Facilitation Cell’ to facilitate investors through the clearances and approvals process.
    • Agro and Food Processing

    • Tourism

    • Handloom and Handicrafts

    • Healthcare

    POLITICAL PARTY: INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

    KEY DIGNITARIES OF THE STATE

    Chief Minister: Bhupesh Baghel
    Chief Secretary: R.P Mandal
    Minister for Industries: Kawasi Lakhma
    Princiapl Secretary, Industries: Manoj Kumar Pingua