Uttarakhand seeks extension of special industrial package

Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri has urged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government at the Centre to extend the period of special industrial package granted to the State till 2013 to facilitate its industrial and economic development. In this connection, Mr. Khanduri met Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath here over the weekend. The Chief Minister told Mr. Nath that initially while granting the package to the Himalayan State till 2010 the Centre had promised to reconsider extension of the Concessional Industrial Package for the benefit of the State.

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