250 units involving subsidy of Rs 4.24 crore established under PMEGP in district Anantnag: Dr Hina Bhat

VC KVIB presides over awareness camp at Kokernag
250 units involving subsidy of Rs 4.24 crore established under PMEGP in district Anantnag: Dr Hina Bhat
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Kokernag, Nov 30: J & K Khadi and Village Industries Board organised an awareness camp cum interaction programme with aspiring entrepreneurs and educated unemployed youth of the Kokernag area at Meeting Hall (KDA) Kokernag Anantnag.

Dr. Hina Shafi, Vice Chairperson J&K KVIB was the chief guest on the occasion and was accompanied by the Additional District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Deputy CEO KVIB Kashmir Division, Deputy CEO (P/R/S), District Officer KVIB Anantnag, officers from different nationalized banks viz J&K Bank, SBI, PNB, etc and other senior officers of the Board and line departments.

She gave brief details about various initiatives being taken up by the government with regard to promoting “Ease of Doing Business”. She informed the general masses, especially the educated youth that the aim and objective of the programme is to make the unemployed educated youth and  aspiring entrepreneurs partners in the economic development of the UT of J&K and thereby improve their standard of living. Dr. Hina Shafi assured the aspiring entrepreneurs of the area that the government is committed to extend every type of hand-holding support for the development of the micro-industrial Sector in UT of J&K. Underlining the need for inculcation of market-oriented skills among youth, she reiterated that the Board is working in this direction and craft & skill development programmes are being undertaken in various districts of UT of J&K. She advised the educated youth to come forward and avail benefits of the scheme & create their income/employment generating units without wandering after the government jobs.

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