JKEDI hold training for aspiring entrepreneurs in Kargil

JKEDI hold training for aspiring entrepreneurs in Kargil

During the training programme the candidates got an opportunity to choose a varied range of activities including hardware, tailoring and knitting, boutique, panelling, local dishes and furnishing etc. The training programme was modelled for manufacturing, services and agro-allied sectors so as to enable the aspirants to choose from a range of entrepreneurial activities viable in their respective areas.

A three-week training programme for aspiring entrepreneurs of Kargil district organised by Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) concluded on Wednesday at Language Center here. 

About 40 educated unemployed youth of the district in the age group of 18-40 years participated in the entrepreneurship development programme (EDP) which was conducted by the institute under Seed Capital Fund Scheme and Youth Startup Loan Scheme for the so as to enable them to earn their livelihood.

During the training programme the candidates got an opportunity to choose a varied range of activities including hardware, tailoring and knitting, boutique, panelling, local dishes and furnishing etc. The training programme was modelled for manufacturing, services and agro-allied sectors so as to enable the aspirants to choose from a range of entrepreneurial activities viable in their respective areas.

Aga Syed Mujtaba, Executive Councilor for Social welfare was the chief guest on the occasion. while addressing the entrepreneurs the EC while appreciating (JKEDI), District Centre Kargil for having organised the training programme said that the basic for doing anything is the dedication and hard work of the person himself and the young entrepreneurs ought to make the best use of the training inputs and exposure so that they can succeed in their respective business activities.

Meanwhile, entrepreneur and owner of Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum and Munshi Habibullah Public School Ajaz Hussain Munshi highlighted that today’s generation is smart and intelligent enough and appealed that understanding of oneself and hard work is necessary in order to achieve success.

Earlier, District Nodal Officer JKEDI Kargil Ladakh, Gulzar Ali in his welcome address highlighted the various schemes being implemented by JKEDI for the welfare of youth. He emphasized on the need of entrepreneurship and skill development in the district and inspired the participants to become entrepreneurs and create jobs rather than seeking.

Coordinator JKEDI Muhammad Ali in his address said that JKEDI is providing platform for the unemployed youth of Kargil and congratulated all the participants for choosing entrepreneurship as their career option. He wished the participants for their successful future. He further added that various opportunities and resources are still to explore in Kargil.