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DPIIT & I&C Department conduct One Day Training cum Workshop on the awareness of New Central Sector Scheme

Training cum Workshop for ‘New Central Sector Scheme’ for Industrial Development of J&K Guidelines and Operation of Portal for Registration and Availing of Incentives & Interactive Session with the Industrial Associations of Jammu and Entrepreneurs.

21-09-2022: Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, GoI conducted a one-day training cum workshop on the awareness of the operational guidelines for the ‘New Central Sector Scheme [NCSS]’ and portal for the registration of units for the staff of the Industries & Commerce Department and the Entrepreneurs under the scheme on 21st of September 2022 at Udyog Bhawan, Rail Head Complex, Jammu.

At the welcome address, Dr. Vikas Gupta, Director Industries & Commerce, Jammu welcomed Sh. Rajindera Ratnoo, IAS, Joint Secretary, DPIIT, Government of India, and his team for sparing time to guide the team of officers of the Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Jammu for the better and effective implementation of NCSS.

In the morning session, Sh. Rajendra Ratnoo, IAS, Joint Secretary, DPIIT, Govt. of India along with the team from DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India i.e. Sh. Narinder Singh Arneja, Sh. Yatindra Saxena, Sh. Anil Kumar Awasthi and Sh. Vishesh Singh of E&Y, the team of officers/officials of Directorate of Industries & Commerce, and District Industries Centre(s) of Jammu Province about the operation of the NCSS portal for registration of units, Working Capital Interest Subvention, Term Loan Interest Subvention, Capital Investment Incentive, and GST linked incentives claim application forms and subsequent uploading of documents. The team also cleared various doubts of the officers/officials.

In the afternoon session, the team has a thorough interaction with the Industrial Associations of Jammu for the Industrial Development of Jammu & Kashmir. Sh. Rajendra Ratnoo, IAS apprised the association members about the various financial and tax benefits under the New Central Sector Scheme to attract new investment in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, both in the manufacturing and service sectors, and also explained various features of the NCSS portal, clearing their doubts about various aspects of the NCSS. And also hands-on training was imparted to the official working of the NCSS portal.

The representative of various Industrial associations highlighted the various issues arising in the earlier IDS – 2017 as well as the registration under the new NCSS policy. The delegates of various Industrial Associations comprising Sh. Lalit Mahajan, Sh. Vijay Aggarwal, Sh. Rajesh Jain, Sh. Jatinder Aul, Sh. Rahul Sahai, Sh. Harbinder Singh, Deepak Dewan, Sh. Umesh Gupta, Sh. Irfan Ahmed, Sh. Manik Batra, Sh. Rakesh Wazir and Ms. Ritu Singh highlighted their issues and put forth their suggestions for further improvement in the scheme and to improve the ease of doing business in the UT.

Sh. Rajendra Ratnoo, IAS assured full cooperation in the implementation of their projects and availing various incentives being extended by the State / Central Government. He highlighted that the Government has taken a very keen view of the sustainability of the existing enterprises and invited new investments in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir as well.

All the senior officers of the Directorate of Industries & Commerce Department including Dr. Vikas Gupta, Director, Industries & Commerce, Jammu, District Industries Centres, and JK DFC were present at the meeting.