Jammu: Union Minister for Steel, Ramchandra Prasad Singh Friday met with various delegations on the second day of his Jammu visit here.
In a meeting with a delegation of Municipal Corporators of Jammu Municipal Corporation, led by Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta, the Minister was apprised of various demands of the city and adjoining areas. The delegation presented demands including those related to development of industries in J&K, employment generation, labour issues, reduction in GST, land acquisition and compensation among others.
Delegation of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants demanded stimulus package for the industry including relaxation in registration rules and owner tariffs.
The Chamber of Industries & Commerce demanded setting up of scrappage industries, units of PSUs among Micro Small & Medium Industries, MSMEs and reduction in GST for J&K.
Others who met with the Union Minister include delegations of Association of Industries Samba, Kathua and Udhampur, Association of Small and Tiny Industries, Association of small-scale industries Birpur, Bari Brahmana Industries Association, Laghu Udyog Association and ASSOCHAM J&K.The Minister gave a patient hearing to all delegations.