Bengaluru: The State Government will introduce a new employment policy and a self-assessment property tax system for industries in the State, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday July 16.
The State Government is introducing a new employment policy to increase employment opportunities for women and youth, he said at the conference of State and district level commerce and industrial associations.
Bommai said that a silent revolution is happening in the State. The government is encouraging the setting up of high-tech industries in tier-2 cities. The Industrial associations should work with the government to improve the ease of doing business. Social responsibility be taken up by the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), he added.
The Chief Minister said that he was aware of the property tax issue and that immediate action will be taken to solve it.
He assured that discussions over GST complaints will also take place in Bengaluru.
The Chief Minister called upon the industrialists to tap the huge opportunities for technology-based industries in tier-2 and tier-3 cities. “FKCCI should take the lead in this region as there is a lot of talent there,” he said.
He also spoke about the ease of doing business and the state has improved in this field as New Industrial Policy has been implemented.