Jammu and Kashmir Bank's Rural Self Employment Training Institute Ganderbal concluded 10-day training programme of the 86th batch on Tuesday.
As many as 35 unemployed youth from different areas including Ganderbal, Wangat, Chunt Waliwar, Gagangir,Sonamarg participated in the programme.
Cluster Head, Kashmir Central II Farhat Abbass chaired the valedictory session.
District co-coordinator KVIC Riyaz Ahmad, director RSETI Ganderbal Manzoor Ul Hussain Hamdani, lead district manager Ganderbal Farooq Ahmad Wani and a good number of officers from various departments also attended the session, an official handout said.
Urging the trained entrepreneurs to take full advantage of the training sessions conducted at the institute and setting up their units with the financial and other support forthcoming from the banks and the government, chief guest Farhat Abbass said, "RSETIs play a significant role in entrepreneurship development in the state as entrepreneurs need proper training to capitalize on their strengths and translate their dreams into real success."
He said the RSETIs provide a strong platform to the budding entrepreneurs to have the basic training and counselling to kickstart their projects.
Expressing satisfaction over the functioning of RSETI Ganderbal, director RSETI Manzoor Hamdani said, "Besides providing training to various candidates forwarded by government agencies like KVIB, DIC and KVIC, the institute (RSETI) is making strenuous efforts in identifying the financially poor candidates for trainings in various vocational courses encouraging them to be a part of self-employment culture."
Earlier LDM Ganderbal Farooq A Wani highlighted the role of J&K Bank saying, "The bank has always been on the forefront in the upliftment of downtrodden, poor unemployed youth in line with the RSETI mission."
Cluster Head distributed 35 certificates among the trainees on their successful completion of the training. Notably, since April 2018, RSETI Ganderbal has trained 210 candidates under PMEGP.