Jammu & Kashmir - Investment and Industrial Policies

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Start - up Policy - 2018


Vision: To nurture and inspire the young and entrepreneurial brains of Jammu and Kashmir to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship by creating a vibrant and conducive Startup ecosystem in the State .




Industrial Policy 2016

The new State Industrial Policy-2016 aims to attract substantial investment in industry for production of goods and services and employment generation through optimal utilization of the available resources including human resources. Concurrently the policy also gives attention to the traditional cottage industries namely handicrafts and handlooms to ensure economic upliftment of the artisans, weavers and traders in this sector in which age old traditions and craftsmanship is available in the State.


Information Technology Policy

In the 21st century and the Information Age, a combination of dramatic sociological, political, economical and technological factors is at play to bring about fundamental and irreversible changes in the entire social system. The scope of these transformations is global. In the times to come, economic power of nations is going to be a function of information technology.


J&K State Hydroelectric Projects Development Policy 2011


Hydropower is one of the State's key resources and J&K intends to accelerate harnessing this potential as an integral part of its economic  development. The development of hydro potential in the State is expected to usher in huge economic 5enefits in the form of infrastructure development, industrialization and employment generation. With increase in hydropower generation & improvement in efficiencies in transmission and distribution of electricity, MK aims not only to provide energy at affordable cost for eco-friendly industrial development but also turn into a net energy exporter.



Web Policy 2012

Government of Jammu & Kashmir realizes the importance of World Wide Web Services and its capabilities to provide information to the citizens across the world and to reduce the gap between the Government & Citizens. Public domain information needs to be published on the web, with objective of “Fast & Easy Availability of information & Services Technically (FEAST)". The entire effort of developing and hosting websites of different Departments, Boards & Corporations needs to streamlined and integrated. To achieve this, it is important to have common guidelines and policy for the Website Development, Hosting and Maintenance for various State Government departments, Boards and Corporations.