J-K has vast potential in pharmaceutical sector: Slathia

J-K has vast potential for promotion of pharmaceutical industries which needs to be exploited optimally.

Written by Agencies | Jammu | Published:January 25, 2012 5:47 pm

The Jammu and Kashmir government today said the state has vast potential in pharmaceutical sector and pharma colleges will be opened to meet trained man power requirements of the industry.

“JK has vast potential for promotion of pharmaceutical industries which needs to be exploited optimally. Pharma colleges will be opened to meet the trained man power requirements of the sector,” Industries and Commerce Minister S S Slathia said at a meeting convened here to device future strategies for promoting pharmaceutical industries in JK.

While assuring full support for promotion of both pharma and aroma industries in the state,he said a Rs 100 crore project has been launched to upgrade basic infrastructure in the industrial estates of Bari Brahmana,Gangyal and Samba.

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