24,000 kanals of land transferred to Industries Department in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Government has transferred only 24,000 kanals (3000 acre) of land to the Industries and Commerce Department for investment purposes and not 2.4 lakh kanals of land as was inadvertently mentioned in a news report published in today’s edition of newspaper. According to an official spokesman, while the government has fixed target of 48,000 kanals of land for inviting investments in Jammu and Kashmir, only 24,000 kanals had been transferred so far to the Industries Department.