JKEDI starts 3-week entrepreneurship prog under Himayat Scheme


Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) on Thursday started Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) at its Pampore campus under ‘Himayat’ Self Employment Scheme for the unemployed youth of J&K.

A batch of 42 candidates will undergo a three-week training programme with a focus on self-development, basic business skills, sector-specific technical inputs and will be apprised of all the formalities involved in setting up an enterprise.

The aim of the programme is to help the candidates to be self-reliant and enhance their capacity building and facilitate financial linkages.

The EDP is being conducted under Himayat Self Employment Scheme (Ministry of Rural Development- Government of India) and is being implemented by the JKEDI for the educated unemployed youth of J&K in the age group of 18-35 years so as to enable them to earn a livelihood.

The candidates have chosen a varied range of activities including bee-keeping, sheep farming and various service-related activities.

The trained candidates shall be provided financial linkage under Term Loan Scheme of National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation.


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