Advisor Sharma calls for promotion of micro industries sector

Advisor to Lt Governor, K K Sharma, said that the Micro Industries sector has a tremendous potential to create employment opportunities for the educated unemployed youth of Jammu and Kashmir, besides   contributing to the local economy.

The Advisor was speaking at the Board of Directors (BoD) Meeting of J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (JKKVIB).

Vice Chairperson, JKKVIB, Dr Hina Bhat; Commissioner/ Secretary Industries and Commerce, MK Diwedi; Director industries Jammu, Anoo Malhtra; Director Industries Kashmir Mehmood Shah; Additional Registrar Cooperatives, Mohammad Yusuf; CEO JKKVIB, Rashid Qadri and other senior officers participated in the meeting which was held through video conferencing.

He said that the Micro industries is a vibrant sector and has potential to generate ample employment opportunities. He underlined the need to encourage  youth to avail the benefits of related schemes. He asked the Board to extend them all possible help through various schemes meant for creating employability in the UT.