KISHTWAR: J&K Khadi Village Industries Board (JKKVIB) organised a day-long awareness camp on the National Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) Hub (NSSH) here at Chatroo.
The action plan under NSSH involves collection of data regarding SC, ST MSME distribution in state, climate study of the SC, ST MSMEs, holding Awareness camps, workshops, skill development training and vendor development programmes, an official handout read.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, JKKVIB Jammu, Pawan Kumar Gupta, JKKVIB District Officer, Kishtwar Mohammad Iqbal Batt, Deputy Register, JKKVIB Jammu, Accounts Officer Kishtwar and other officers were resource persons on the occasion. They made participants aware about the schemes sponsored by the JKKVIB, SC & ST Development Boards, etc. meant for providing self-employment, especially to the SC, ST and backward class unemployed men and women, the handout read.
They gave a detailed account of the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Scheme of Funds for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), Khadi Development Programme and National SC, ST Hub besides the schemes of JKEDI like Seed Capital Fund Scheme, Youth Start Up Loan Scheme and Self Employment Component of Himayat, it read further.