SRINAGAR Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) Monday held an orientation program for the students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School (GGHSS), Khanyar at its Pampore campus.
The program was held at JKEDI Main campus in which the 38 students of along with their teachers and trainers participated. The orientation program was part of the institutes policy to orient young students enrolled in various schools of the State and sow the seeds of entrepreneurship.
The students who participated in the orientation program have opted for trades like retailing and security services as their vocational subjects introduced by the State government.
The orientation program was coordinated by EDI faculty including Mr. Shabir Hussain Shah and Mr. Sheikh Nowsheen. The program coordinators for the program gave a detailed insight regarding the activities of JKEDI vis a vis entrepreneurship development and self-employment initiatives being implemented by the institute.
The faculty also briefed the participants about the schemes being implemented by the institute for entrepreneurship development and self-employment generation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He motivated the students to take up entrepreneurship as their career once they complete their studies.
Teachers and trainers at GGHSS, Khanyar including Mr. Abdul Qayoom (Teacher), Ms. Umera Rashid (IT Trainer) and Ms. Seerat Yaqoob (Retail Trainer) accompanied the students.
On the occasion, the participant girls expressed their desire to work for creating awareness among the masses so that more youth opt for entrepreneurship as their career.
The program ended with a question answer session, wherein the queries raised by the students regarding different facets of the working of JKEDI were answered.