J&K is home to world's finest Biovoltine silk and Pashmina wool with the Handloom sector employing about 43,000 weavers across the UT. Major handicraft items include Carpets, Paper Mache and Shawls. The handloom and handicraft industry has exports of INR 5000 Cr.
Jammu and Kashmir shares its international border with Pakistan. The UT lies in the Greater-Himalayan ranges and is enclosed with mountains and valleys. Chenab, Jhelum and Ravi are the major rivers that flow through it. It is well-connected with an international airport in Srinagar and a domestic airport in Jammu. The UT is home to about 57 industrial estates.
India's largest producer of saffron, one of the most expensive spices globally
Leading producer of wool in India.
Kashmir Willow bats, used in the game of cricket, are made out of Willow trees found in the UT
Redevelopment of FCI Godowns as Commercial District [Srinagar]