Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today attended the annual meeting of Joinery and Furniture Association Kargil here at the Conference, Hall Baroo, Kargil.
General Manager DIC, Iftikhar Ahmad, President Joinery and Furniture Association Kargil, President Furniture Association, Leh, besides other officials were present during the occasion.
In his address, the CEC said the Joinery and Furniture Industry is playing a vital role in generating employment, boosting the economy and has contributed a lot in making the infrastructure of the government buildings.
Khan assured to incorporate the genuine issues put forth by the association and suggested the President Furniture Association Leh to take up the issue with Leh Hill Council as well.
The association also submitted a memorandum mentioning various issues such as land allotment for units, exposure tours, separate tender for wooden joinery works in govt. sector, brand promotion of units, special package for sick and thrust units, subsidy in power and toll tax etc. to which the CEC assured to take up with the higher authorities and to include the same in Ladakh Industrial Policy.
Earlier, the President Joinery and Furniture Association Kargil informed the CEC about various wooden carpentry works and its scope. Vice President, Imtiyaz Ali, also discussed various issues pertaining to the association and concluded the event with a vote of thanks to the chair.