Kulgam: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in collaboration with District Administration and JK Bank Thursday organized a mega awareness camp-cum-loan mela here at DC Office Complex Kulgam.
The day-long programme was organized for the unemployed educated youth of Kulgam district particularly college pass outs.
Member Parliament, Nazir Ahmad Laway was the chief guest on the occasion besides MLA Kulgam, M. Y. Tarigami, MLA Noorababd, Abdul Majeed Padder, Director JKEDI, Dr. M I Parray, DDC Kulgam, Talat Parvez, Principals of Kulgam GDCs also attended the programme.
Speaking on the occasion MP Laway thanked the JKEDI and district administration for holding such a mega programme for the first time in the Kulgam. He requested the youth to get registered and receive necessary professional training from the said Institute so that they become self-reliant.
Earlier, Director JKEDI in his welcome address thanked all the participants particularly the youth of district Kulgam. He spoke at length about the schemes and ventures sponsored by JKEDI. “Youth needs to change their mindset for getting absorbed in private sector” he added.
During the programme, a number of budding entrepreneurs shared their success stories who have established their units after getting proper training and financial assistance from JKEDI.
Others who were also present on the occasion include all the district officers, Principals of ITI’s, HSSs and some self-help groups.