SRINAGAR: Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) on Thursday organised a boot camp under the J&K Startup Policy in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.
The camp was part of the boot camp campaign launched by the institute in all the districts of the state under the recently introduced J&K Startup Policy for which JKEDI has been designated as the nodal agency.
More than 250 participants attended the camp held at Government Degree College, Kulgam. Additional District Development Commissioner, Kulgam was the chief guest on the occasion, an official handout read.
Consultant at JKEDI, Sheikh Fayaz, delved into the need for exploring the ideas related to innovation and technology. He urged the participants to express their innovative ideas so that the institute is able to help them turn those ideas into profitable business ventures. Power Manager JKEDI, Syed Firdous, highlighted some key points about the J&K Startup policy.
Besides Principal GDC Kulgam, faculty members of the commerce department of the college, faculty from GDC Kelam, and DH Pora also participated in the programme. The programme was coordinated by JKEDI District Centre Kulgam including DNO, Imtiyaz Mantoo, Coordinator, Shabir Ahmad and, Office Associate, Sarfaraz Nawab.
“The main objective of the boot camp campaign launched by JKEDI is to bring mass awareness about the Startup Policy and to inculcate spirit of innovation among the youth to give flip to the conversion of innovative ideas into profitable business ventures,” the handout read.