Industrial Profile of Jammu and Kashmir State

Mukhtyar Ahmed
2018 International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development  
Infrastructure development serves as an engine for industrial development and calls for continuous attention of the Government. Development of Industrial Estates /Infrastructure is the major function of the Industries and Commerce Department. The State has 53 existing industrial estates spread over an area of 3135 Kanals of land use position ending November, 2013. There are 53 Industrial Estates in the State spread over an area of 31,335 Kanals. 29 new Industrial Estates are at different stages
more » ... of development. There is huge scope in the state for taking up of manufacturing activities in the field of Food processing, Meat processing (Mutton/Chicken), Leather, Pharmaceuticals, wood based Industries Viz sports goods/bats/willow wicker etc, high grade raw silk, woollen fabrics, computer/electronics and Information Technology. Jammu and Kashmir offers good market for all types of consumer goods in view of its population being more than 1.25 crore vast floating population in the shape of tourists (over 1 million per year) and yatries (over 15 million per year) visiting the State for leisure and pilgrimage respectively.
doi:10.31142/ijtsrd15777 fatcat:mmcvxksltzhndkvbfbmo424n5i