Chairman KVIC e-inaugurates training programmes

Greater Kashmir

To commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Chairman, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Vinai Kumar Saxena, today e-inaugurated training programme at  Safapora village, Ganderbal PMTC, Pampore and Dodbugh village, Baramulla besides launching a multitude of activities across the country.

State Director, KVIC, Jammu & Kashmir S P Khandelwal informed that KVIC will help these trained beneficiaries to avail loans under PMEGP scheme for self employment. He informed that 100 Electric Potter Wheels will be distributed among the trained Potters at Palhalan, Baramulla besides training will be provided to 50 potters on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti tomorrow.

Principal, PMTC, Pampore, Anil Kumar Sharma, stated that all the trades in which the training has started are tradition to the Kashmir region and will help in reviving the traditional arts and will create employment opportunities for rural unemployed youths.