Ramban: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban Mussarat Islam today chaired a review meeting of the District Skill Committee (DSC) for implementation of centrally sponsored flagship scheme SANKALP (Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion) in the Ramban district.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Harbans Lal; ACR, Gias-Ul-Haq and various senior officers attended the meeting.
At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner asked the Officers of the line Departments to prepare a comprehensive Action Plan for skilling the youth in potential sectors, boosting the zeal for entrepreneurial initiatives in the District under SANKALP initiative, extending hand holding by the District Administration for business development, to create a pool of skilled human resource and create an environment of sustainable livelihood in the District.
In the meeting, a detailed discussion was held on the training activities proposed by various departments. The DC directed to maintain uniformity in training parameters. He further said that all these activities would be held under the umbrella of Ramban Entrepreneurship Festival, starting from the first week of May.
The Committee identified sectors like Agriculture, Horticulture, Dairy value creation, Handicrafts and Entrepreneurship which offer huge potential to the youth of the District to venture into.
Brainstorming discussion was held on challenges involved, mobilization of candidates and monitoring of skill activities besides hosting an Idea Pitching Competition for the youth of Ramban.