Identify Unemployed Youth, Will Provide Them Skill Development Training- DDC Anantnag Tells Officials

July 18

The District Development Commissioner of South Kashmir’s Islamabad (anantnag) Khalid Jahangir on Thursday convened a meeting regarding Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) with Consultant MSME Mir. Altaf, GM DIC , JD planning , ADs of Handicrafts & Handloom, Principal Polytechnic College, BDOs of all blocks and representatives from Lead bank KVIB & JKEDI.

Khalid Jahangir during the meeting directed the BDOs to focus on identifying 100 beneficiaries from each block about the kind of activities feasible in a particular block to provide them skill development training to encourage them for establishing employment generating units.

The consultant MSME emphasized upon the officers to identify the unemployed youth for imparting 06-week training programme in various sectors like Handicrafts, Handloom, Fisheries, Bee Keeping, Diary, Sheep Rearing, Skill development and GST.

He said that the honorarium for the trainees would be borne by the MSME.

He stressed for establishment of income generating units in the above said sectors for which 90% grant will be paid by the MSME.

The trainees will be provided technical guidance, technology up gradation, loan facilities and procurement/marketing facilities to avoid middleman-ship.