The Industries and Commerce department is coming up with two IT parks in Kashmir and Jammu for which land has already been identified.
This was revealed by Commissioner Secretary Industries and Commerce Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi during his inspection of a site for integrated IT park at Nagrota here Thursday.
The IT parks would be established one each in Srinagar and Jammu.
Dwivedi said that the IT park would have an IT Tower, BPOs, extended IT infrastructure and also residential quarters for the employees.
He said this would fulfill a long-pending commitment made by the department and shall encourage entrepreneurship among the technically-qualified youth.
“The project is expected to give a boost to employment opportunities in J&K, both to the locals as well as to youth from other parts of the country,” he said.
The Commissioner Secretary was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Sushma Chauhan and Director Industries and Commerce Jammu, Anoo Malhotra and the other concerned officers.