Kashmir Youth Entrepreneurs Federation (KYEF) Thursday called on Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and apprised him of several issues the youth entrepreneurs are facing. The KYEF delegation was led by its President Babar Chowdhary.
According to KYEF statement, Babar said J&K state is reeling under burgeoning issue of unemployment, which needs to be addressed through trade-friendly policies especially for the youth, which contribute major chunk of the state's population.
KYEF members also sought "setting up of the organic land" in the state for the certification of the medicinal plants and also the organic products which have international market.
They said Kashmir suitable for many organic products and medicinal plants but youth can't stand in the international market due to the absence of the facility of an organic lab which will certify these products for quality assurance, patents and also branding.
On the occasion, other members also sought the attention of the governor to the declining number of heritage Chinar trees. The Advisor gave patient hearing to the KYEF delegation and assured that their feedback would be considered.
The advisor also issued on the spot instructions for making a government order to administrative secretaries and all DCs of the Kashmir region for taking measures for the preservation of the heritage chinar trees.