NC, PDP seek order on merging, closing sick PSUs revoked

Srinagar: The Domestic Conference & the Citizens’s Democratic Party (PDP) Thu. inquired the J&K administration to rescind a 6 mo old order to merge (or) close multiple sick people industry undertakings within the union territory.

“The Jandamp;K govt’s call to close numerous PSUs is shocking….This order is unfair & should be rescinded,” Domestic Conference tweeted on it officer handle.

The party stated the administration has been bent upon adding to the soaring unemployment numbers.

“In place of making new jobs, JK administration seems adamant in adding to soaring unemployment numbers by terminating scores of existing govt employees,” it added further.

The PDP termed the move appalling.

“The call to close numerous PSUs by this Jandamp;K administration is appalling. In a time when Jandamp;K is fighting unemployment & there’s a want to create extra jobs, the admin’s move is plainly an trying to add to the raising unemployment numbers by ceasing scores of existing government employees!” it tweeted.

In an order released in Jan this yr. on the directions of Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu, the administration stated mineral websites must be auctioned, industrial estates be handed over to SIDCO (State Industrial Development (devt) Corporation) & the JK Cements limited be privatised after evaluation of assets.