Srinagar/Jammu, Apr 23: (GNS) Lieutenant Governor-led dispensation Friday granted sanction to the constitution of a Logistic Coordination Committee, aimed for integrated development of logistic sector, in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the Government Order No: 361-JK (GAD) of 2021 dated: 23.04.2021 in this regard, Principal Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department will act as Chairman with Principal Secretary to the Government, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department; Principal Secretary to the Government, Public Works (R&B) Department, Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Transport Department, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Director, Industries and Commerce, Kashmir, Director, Industries and Commerce, Jammu and (a) Representative of Logistic Division of Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to act as members of the constituted Committee.
The Committee is mandated to finalize the Union territory Logistic Policy and Logistic Plans besides to facilitate Ease of Cargo Movement via Green Channels, develop the Transport Nagar for promotion of logistic services and to develop the Logistic and Warehousing hubs and Dry Ports.
It is further ordered that Director, Industries and Commerce, Jammu shall set up a logistic cell under her Chairpersonship which shall liaise with the Logistic Division of the Ministry of Commerce, GoI. The cell, as per the order, shall prepare a draft ‘Integrated Union territory Logistic Plan’ for submission to the Logistic Coordination Committee for consideration. (GNS)