JKEDI trains youth in waste management, plastic recycling

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Diesel fuel injection pumps, e-cabs, modular kitchens also in list

PAMPORE: In a first, the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) has trained a bunch of aspiring entrepreneurs to start innovative ventures in waste management and plastic recycling, repairing diesel fuel injection pumps and e-cabs, while activities like customised kitchen cabinets and audio recording studios also have some takers in the latest batch of aspirants.
These aspiring entrepreneurs completed their basic business management training on Thursday and passed out from Pampore campus of the institute along with a batch of 65 other aspirants. The aspirants hailed the designed curriculum and were trained over three-week Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP), meant for manufacturing and services sector, an official handout read.
Speaking at the valediction, Chief Programme Officer (CPO), JKEDI, Majid Manzoor said that unemployment was a serious threat for the state of Jammu and Kashmir and the government could only accommodate limited number of people. “Entrepreneurship is the only solution to this chronic problem,” he said.
The CPO congratulated the aspiring entrepreneurs for taking timely and life-changing decision by choosing entrepreneurship as their career choice. The CPO promised the trained candidates speedy disbursement of funds to enable them start their business ventures.
As part of EDP the participants hailing from different districts of Kashmir division were deputed for field visits and the market survey as well, the handout added.