Crescent Kashmir

Transformational changes

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Recently Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council of India (ESC) in Electronic and IT Sector.

On the occasion LG Manoj Sinha said, under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, the reforms introduced over the past few years has brought transformational changes in electronics, communication and technology sectors in Jammu Kashmir.

In a short period of time, J&K UT has achieved several milestones in digitalisation to keep pace with the competition, to create infrastructure base for budding IT entrepreneurs, to help the rapidly growing economy and to bring efficiency and transparency in public service delivery.

The rapid change in the IT sector provides an exciting opportunity to transform J&K UT and make it an IT hub of North India. Comprehensive cooperation, creativity and enterprise of all the stakeholders, and a rich pool of human resources can energise our resolve and move us closer to this goal.

At the MoU signing ceremony, the Lt Governor also talked about how new age technologies can revolutionize the agriculture and allied sector in Jammu Kashmir.

Agritech is another area, which offers huge opportunities for start-ups and IT entrepreneurs of J&K. Internet of Things and Automation for sensor-based smart agriculture, research and development ecosystem, technology enabled agri-informatics will create more jobs and facilitate the creation of new enterprises.

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