17th Bootcamp Budgam: JKEDI to hold camps at Women’s College Sgr, CUK, GDC B’pora soon

17th Bootcamp Budgam: JKEDI to hold camps at Women’s College Sgr, CUK, GDC B’pora soon

SRINAGAR: To ensure proper implementation of the J&K Startup Policy, the Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) held a bootcamp at Budgam in central Kashmir on Monday.
The camp held at Sheikhul Aalam Hall Budgam was part of the bootcamp campaign launched by the institute in all the districts of the state under the J&K Startup Policy-2018 for which JKEDI has been designated as the nodal agency.
The JKEDI start up team led Project Manager, Syed Firdous conducted the programme coordinated by JKEDI District Centre, Budgam including Naila Khanday and Ahsaan Qadir. Regional Coordinator Trainings (Kashmir), Arif Khan also accompanied the team. ADC Budgam, Syed Mushtaq Simnaani was the chief guest on the occasion. Principal GDC Budgam was also present on the occasion, an official handout read.
Over 220 participants, mostly students from different areas of the district attended the camp.
Briefing the participants about the bootcamp campaign and its purpose, JKEDI District Nodal Officer, Budgam, Naila Khanday urged the participants to develop a critical thinking which could lead to innovations in different fields and the same can be supported under the J&K Startup Policy-2018.
Project Manager, Syed Firdous deliberated on the background and rationale of J&K Startup Policy while Regional Coordinator Trainings (Kashmir), Arif Khan deliberated upon the unemployment scenario in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The participants were urged to share their innovative ideas so that JKEDI could help them turn those ideas into profitable business ventures, the handout read.
The camp was the 17th bootcamp of the campaign launched by JKEDI while three more such programmes are scheduled at Government College for Women, M A Road Srinagar, CUK Srinagar and GDC Bandipora in the coming days.
“The main objective of the bootcamp campaign 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 added.