JKEDI holds special awareness program for Sikh community

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) conducted a mega Entrepreneurship Awareness Program (EAP) for the Sikh community here at Gurudwara Chatipadshahi, Rainawari.

The awareness program was jointly conducted by District Centre Srinagar, Centre For Women Entrepreneurship, Kashmir (CWE-K) in collaboration with Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee Chatipadshahi. More than 250 participants were present on the occasion and were briefed about the unemployment scenario in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. They were made aware about the various self-employment schemes of the State and Central government being implemented by the JKEDI including the Seed Capital Fund Scheme (SCFS), Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) and Himayat Self Employment Scheme (HSES).

The program was coordinated by Iftakhar Bashir Lone, District Nodal Officer, Srinagar, Syed Nazneen, Incharge CWE-K. The program is part of the Institute’s endeavor to reach out to the educated unemployed youth of the Sikh community and create awareness among them. The program received an overwhelming response from the Sikh Community.

The Institute through its awareness programs intends to reach out to the educated youth of Jammu and Kashmir and provide them a platform where they can succeed collectively. In the EAPs the participants were acquainted with the realities of labour market in the State along with the scope of entrepreneurship development/self-employment in various sectors of the State economy.

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