SHOPIAN: Jammu and Kashmir Khadi Village Industries Board (JKKVIB) organised a day-long awareness camp on the National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Hub Scheme (NSSH) on Wednesday here at Devpora, Shopian.
The camp witnessed an overwhelming participation of people from SC and ST, students, social activists, prominent citizens and others concerned.
According to an official handout, JKKVIB has been nominated as the nodal agency for the implementation of NSSH in J&K. The action plan under NSSH involves the collection of data regarding SC, ST MSME distribution in state, climate study of the SC, ST MSMEs, awareness camps, workshops, skill development training and vendor development programmes.
District Officer KVIB Shopian, officers from Handloom and ITI, and other concerned officers/officials and resource persons made the participants aware about the schemes sponsored by the JKKVIB meant for providing self-employment especially to the SC, ST and Backward Class educated unemployed youth.
The resources persons offered a detailed account of NSSH, Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Jammu Kashmir Rural Employment Generation Programme (JKREGP) Scheme of Funds for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), Khadi Development Programme and National SC, ST Hub Scheme, read the handout.