JAMMU, Feb 23: International Centre for Cross Cultural Research and Human Resource Management (ICccR & HRM), University of Jammu and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, J&K, organized a Roundtable Discussion on ‘Make in India, Make in J&K’, here today at JU.
Chander Prakash Ganga, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Government of J&K, was the chief guest for the occasion while Prof Deshbandhu Gupta, Dean Academic Affairs, JU, presided over the Roundtable discussion.
Anil Khaitan, Sr. vice president, PHDCCI, New Delhi, Professor Neelu Rohmetra, Founder Director, ICccR & HRM and Rector, Kathua Campus, JU, Vikrant Kuthiala, Chairman, PHDCCI, J&K, Jammu, Pratul Tandon, CIPAM, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, GOI, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Chartered Accountant, Sunil Gupta, vice-president, J&K Bank Ltd., Prof Dipankar Sengupta, Department of Economics, JU, Amit Sharma, Managing Director, J&K State Industrial Development Corp., Lalit Mahajan, Chairman, Federation of Industries, Jammu, Annil Suri, Ex-Chairman, Federation of Industries, Jammu, and Kuldeep Gupta, Co-Chairman, PHDCCI J&K, Jammu, were the speakers for the occasion.
Chander Prakash Ganga apprised the participants in detail about the ongoing initiatives at the Government level to promote industry and start-ups. He made special mention about the avenues for women entrepreneurs. He also emphasised that Government is concerned about the promotion and execution of the ‘Make in India’ initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The discussion revolved around identifying the connect between Make in India and Make in J&K wherein the major initiatives designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, skill development, protection of intellectual property rights and manufacturing infrastructure were deliberated upon. The Roundtable discussion stressed upon reviving the ailing manufacturing sector, through single-window clearances, minimal procedures and cutting out of any red-tapism which shall provide impetus for employment and growth.
The various initiatives taken at State level to strengthen ‘Make in India’ campaign including online processing of business proposals, self certification, establishment of green corridor at Lakhanpur, delegation of powers and time bound clearances from other departments, including power development department and State Pollution Control Board, were also discussed.
The speakers urged upon the participating students to look for possible, innovative solutions to tread the path of growth and economic prosperity for the State of Jammu & Kashmir, thereby upholding the notion of not just making in India at large but in J&K as well.
On the occasion, the Placement Brochure for the MBA (International Business) Programme (Session 2016-17) and the Academic Brochure of ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu (Session 2017-18) were also released by Chander Prakash Ganga alongwith other dignitaries.
The Programme was attended by students, faculty members and research scholars from various departments of the University. Professor Dipanker Sengupta. Dr. Pallvi Arora and Dr Isha Sharma, Assistant Professors from ICccR & HRM and Iqbal Fayaz Jan and Pamil Sharma from PHDCCI Jammu Co-cordinated the event.
Towards the evening, the MBA (IB) students also presented a cultural programme to celebrate the Foundation Day of ICccR & HRM ‘Saksham-2017’.
Pertinent to mention that ICccR & HRM was established in University of Jammu on February 25, 2008 with Professor Neelu Rohmetra as its Founder Director.