Omar hails Tata's initiative in JK
New Delhi, Dec 21: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today welcomed the announcement of Tata group chairman Ratan Tata about campus recruitment and fostering entrepreneurship skills among the youth of the state.
Responding to a question on bringing India Inc to Kashmir at the invitation of Rahul Gandhi, he said the aim was to enable youth meet some top flag bearers of Corporate India.
"I think the first aim is to foster the relationship between the youth and some flag bearers of Corporate India and to see what possibilities are there," he said at a 'Meet the Press' organised by the Press Club of India.
"I think couple of steps have been taken, particularly on the part of Mr Ratan Tata. From what I understand, two things are in the pipeline.
One to increase campus recruitment from the universities which is excellent thing and secondly they are looking at incubation centre through our universities to foster skills of entrepreneurship and new ideas and to give youngsters more opportunities. "These two things have come out of his visit. I think the other corporates who were present there are also looking at various options and possibilities," he said.
Tata had announced two-pronged strategy to give opportunities to students and entrepreneurs in the Kashmir Valley which includes supporting setting up of venture capital units.
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