PAMPORE: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) conducted Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP) at Parnewa and Churmujroo blocks of district Budgam in which almost 140 people participated.
The awareness programmes were held in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Budgam to provide the participants an insight into the world of entrepreneurship and to make them aware of different government schemes available to help the educated unemployed youth earn their livelihood, an official handout issued on Thursday read.
“The EAP was part of the special series of awareness programs being conducted by the JKEDI in remote pockets of district Budgam so that the educated unemployed youth are made aware of the beneficial schemes of the state and central government regarding entrepreneurship and self-employment”, it read.
JKEDI District Nodal Officer for Budgam, Dr Naila Khanday and Ahsan Qadir (faculty), delivered a motivational lecture regarding entrepreneurship and self-employment on the occasion. 50 youth participated in the programme at Churmujroo while 85 youth were present in the awareness programme at Parnewa, read the handout further.
The institute through its awareness programs intends to reach out to the educated youth of Jammu and Kashmir and to provide them a platform where they can succeed collectively. In the EAPs, the participants were acquainted with the realities of labour market in the state along with the scope of entrepreneurship development/self employment in various sectors of the state economy.