JKEDI Trains 59 Aspiring Entrepreneurs at Kargil



edpA fresh batch of 59 aspiring entrepreneurs including eighteen females  Friday passed out from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) after completing the three-weeks  training  programme under Seed Capital Fund Scheme and Youth Start-up Loan Scheme.

The three-week Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) started on May 26 at JKEDI District Office, Kargil and was modelled for manufacturing, services, and agri-allied sectors. The aspiring entrepreneurs have chosen various activities to start their entrepreneurial journey.

The unemployed youth who are all set to start their own business ventures now, were exposed to a comprehensive training course (EDP) to equip them with what they need to start a profitable business.

The main objective of the Entrepreneurship Development Program was to help the participants, to imbibe the required entrepreneurial and managerial skills so that are able to start and run their own ventures successfully.

Executive Councillor, (Health, industries and commerce) Latah Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil, Ladakh, Mohsin Ali was the Chief Guest at the valedictory function. Deputy Secretary Art, Culture and Languages, Ladakh, Nazir Ahmed was the guest of honor on the occasion. Other district officers from different departments were also present on the occasion.

District Nodal Officer JKEDI Kargil, Yash Paul in his welcome address explained the different schemes being implemented by JKEDI for the welfare of youth. The successfully trained candidates have chosen various entrepreneurial activities to start their business ventures. The budding entrepreneurs also shared their views regarding various aspects and entrepreneurial opportunities yet to be explored in the district.

Mohsin Ali in his address congratulated the participants for choosing entrepreneurship as their career option and appreciated the efforts of JKEDI. He wished the participants for a successful future. Nazir Ahmed, in his address stressed upon the importance of skill development programs and urged the participants to become entrepreneurs and create jobs rather than seeking one.


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