SRINAGAR: The formation of a Logistic Coordination Committee in Jammu and Kashmir was approved by the Lieutenant Governor-led dispensation on Friday, with the aim of integrating the logistic sector’s growth.
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 also ordered that the Director, Industries and Commerce, Jammu, create a logistic cell under her chairmanship, which will communicate with the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India’s Logistic Division. According to the order, the cell must prepare a draught “Integrated Union Territory Logistic Plan” for consideration by the Logistic Coordination Committee. (GNS)