Awantipora- To accentuate the capacity building in the food processing segment of " Horticulture Products Processing and Packaging" under MSME's.
Department of Food Technology, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora, J&K Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation (JKHPMC) Ltd and Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Technology Development Centre, Srinagar signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday .
MOU was signed to increase the capacity building as per "A Scheme For Promotion Of Innovation, Rural Industry & Entrepreneurship(ASPIRE)”.
Under the scheme, the unemployed youth shall be trained for entrepreneurship in Horticulture and allied fields.
The MoU was signed by the Dean, Research IUST, Prof H R Naik on behalf of IUST, Project Director MSME-Technology Development Centre Srinagar, Mir Altaf Ahmad on behalf of MSME and MD JKHPMC, Mr Shafat Sultan on behalf of Government of J&K in the presence of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor IUST, Prof Mushtaq A. Siddiqi. The Registrar IUST, Prof Naseer Iqbal, thanked the signatories for signing up the MoU.
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