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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.

Why DIC Kathua

  1. Nearest to Punjab, H.P and other states of  North-India
  2. Abundance of Manpower
  3. Cheap Electricity
  4. Corporate Work Culture
  5. Excellent Power Solutions
  6. Extension of Central Govt. Packages Till 2017