Enough Opportunities to spur entrepreneurship among youth: DC Shopian


Shopian—District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mr. Mohammad Aijaz, Monday presided over the valedictory function of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) on culmination of its 21-day entrepreneurship training programme.

During the function three young entrepreneurs made a power point presentation highlighting their respective start ups. One of them gave an impressive presentation w.r.t his Start-up in medical service sector; other ones presented their ideas in Digital Embroidery and Anti-hail Net respectively.

Cluster Head JK Bank, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Assistant Director Employment, District Nodal Officer, JKEDI, Trainer Aga Wahid Ali and concerned officials were also present in the function.

On the occasion, the DDC stressed for building a vibrant and enriching entrepreneurial environment in the State and congratulated JKEDI for successful completion of entrepreneurship training programme in which 40 potential entrepreneurs were imparted necessary skills. He impressed upon the participants to hone their skills to match the market demands and take responsibility of their own employment as well as of others through entrepreneurial ventures. Appreciating the work of JKEDI that has already disbursed almost 40 cases, amounting to Rs 2.5 crore under different scheme in the current fiscal, the DDC highlighted the importance of training programmes structured for budding entrepreneurs. He said prudent business principles, sound commercial practices, effective marketing strategies, and upgrading skills to latest technology and innovations are need of the hour. It was given out that JKEDI has, so far, disbursed 40 cases under different Schemes.

DDC assured the potential entrepreneurs that full administrative support shall be rendered to them through a Single Window System.

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