BANDIPORA: National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) in collaboration with Hastkala Sahyog Shivir and Handloom Department organised an awareness camp here on Saturday.
MLA Bandipora Usmaan Majeed, District Development Commissioner Bandipora Sajad Hussain, besides officers and a good number of weavers were present at the camp.
On the occasion, the participants were sensitised about the existing schemes including Yarn Supply Scheme under which 10 percent subsidy is being given to beneficiaries. The modalities of “Mudra Scheme” were elaborated and youths were advised to get themselves registered under this scheme, an official handout read.
The MLA on the occasion stressed for organising awareness programmes in remote and hilly areas. He appealed the people to avail benefits from welfare schemes, saying that “these schemes have become imperative to combat unemployment problem”. The MLA also distributed passbooks under Yarn Suppl y scheme among 110 weavers.