General Manager DIC Kathua
The District Industries Centre (DIC) scheme was introduced by the Government of
India with a view to give boost to the Small Scale Industrial Sector for its
Development and Expansion, being a very vital segment of the Country’s Economy.
Therefore DICs were set-up all over the country during May, 1978 with the
uniform guide-lines for promotion of Industrial Growth and to help/assist the
entrepreneurs to solve their problems.
Since the inception of the scheme, the District Industries Centre, Kathua has
made much headway in setting-up of industrial enterprises under different line
of activities in the district. The department is assisting the intended
entrepreneurs by way of affording them all facilities available under the
Government Policies announced from time to time. To achieve the economic goal
with rapid industrialization in J&K State, Industrial Policy was announced in
the year 2004 with attractive package. In the backdrop of this policy the
investors especially from outside the state have shown keen interest in
setting-up of their project in the district which has a locational advantage
being situated on a place bordering Punjab, Himachal Pardesh and not for way
from National Capital, H.P and Haryana.