Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) Friday completed training of 58 youth including six women in a training program for self-employment in Kupwara district. The three-week Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) was held under Himayat Self Employment scheme for the unemployed youth of the district.
The candidates who successfully completed the training were certified to start their units in services, manufacturing and agro-allied sectors. The training programs were conducted at Community Facilitation Centre (CFC), Gulgam, Kupwara.
The Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) was conducted under Himayat Self Employment scheme being implemented by the Institute for the educated unemployed youth of the state in the age group of 18-35 years so as to enable them earn their livelihood. The candidates have chosen a varied range of activities. The trained candidates shall be provided financial linkage under Term Loan scheme of National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC).
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. The trained aspirants hailed the training curriculum.