5-day employment fair concludes
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Jammu, Jan 31: With encouraging response from the public, the 5-day Employment Fair at Udhampur concluded today where 1304 unemployed youth including women got their names registered for starting their self-employment income generating units under different schemes launched by the government.
This included 119 registered under Horticulture Sector, 110 under Animal Husbandry, 62 in Agriculture, 75 under District Industries Centre, 85 under Khadi Village and Industries Board.
The Additional DDC Udhampur, Ram Rattan Sharma who was the chief guest on the occasion distributed cheques worth Rs.41 Lacs 60 beneficiaries sanctioned by the J&K Bank to beneficiaries under different schemes like SGSY, JKSES, KVIB, SJSRY and SCBC. The Cluster Head, J&K Bank Udhampur, G.M. Sadiq was also present in the function.
The Officers of Agriculture, Horticulture, Handloom, DIC, KVIB made the public aware by giving detailed account of self-employment schemes of their respective departments, incentives and other parameters required by the entrepreneurs in setting up their trades and income generating units, an official statement said.
The Deputy Director Employment and Counselling Centre, Udhampur, R.L. Raina while speaking on the occasion said that under Sher-I-Kashmir Employment and Welfare Scheme launched by the State Government recently, the interested youth between the age group of 28 to 37 years are eligible and loan amounting to Rs.5 Lac would be provided to beneficiary with out any guarantee to be effective from April 1, 2010. The Government would also provide Rs.500 to Rs.1100 per month to unemployed youth according to the qualification for rendering voluntary services.
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