Dr Drabu asks for review of employment generating units

1 Views

Srinagar: Minister of Finance, Culture, and Labour and Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu today ordered a review of the employment generating units set up under various state and centrally sponsored schemes in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dr Drabu reviewed the performance of a number of schemes offered the J&K Government and the Centre to the educated, unemployed youths of the state.

He directed the officers of Labour and Employment Department to submit sector-wise report on thousands of employment generation units which have been set up under these schemes to promote entrepreneurship in the state.

Calling for a wholistic reorientation of the Department in accordance with the changing employment trends, Dr Drabu asked the officers to prepare a blueprint, linking the state's public expenditure policy with the employment policy.

"There is a need to change the modalities of some of the schemes whose results are promising so that much larger areas and populations in Jammu and Kashmir can be covered and benefitted," Dr Drabu said.

The Minister directed the officers to revise some of the schemes including the Youth Start Up Loan Scheme. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Planning, Development & Monitoring Department Mr. B.B. Vyas and top officers of Labour and Employment department.   (PTK)

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS