JKEDI trains 53 aspirants for entrepreneurship in Rajouri


A batch of 53 aspiring entrepreneurs including 14 girls Saturday passed out from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) after completing the three-week Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP).

A batch of 53 aspiring entrepreneurs complete the training

The candidates, the spokesman said were trained for entrepreneurship at the Government ITI Rajouri centre Rajouri under Seed Capital Fund Scheme (SCFS) and Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) being implemented by JKEDI for entrepreneurship development.

The training program was modeled for agri-allied, manufacturing and services sector and the aspiring entrepreneurs have chosen various activities like dairy, sheep and poultry farming, manufacturing, restaurants, departmental stores, trading and boutiques as their lines of activity. The trained aspirants hailed the designed curriculum for the programme. An industrial visit and market survey of two days each was part of the training program and the candidates were taken to the field visit to Industrial Estate, Kheora.

EDP (training) is part of the Institute’s ongoing process to reach every nook and corner of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and equip the unemployed youth with life sustainable business skills. The EDP is generally aimed at providing lessons on skill development, performance improvement as well as business cum sector specific and self-development training to the participating youth.

In the next phase, the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of the trained candidates shall be prepared by the institute for their respective activities, to be followed by preparation of financial appraisals and other related processes for disbursement of funds to enable the trained candidates to establish their business ventures.




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