SHOPIAN: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today reviewed the roll out of Mission Youth in the district during a meeting convened at Mini Secretariat, Arhama here. Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that OUT of J&K is bestowed with a predominantly young population which is a valuable human resource which must be put to constructive engagement. Mission Youth is the apex body of the government for youth engagement and outreach in J&K, he added.
He said that the core agenda of Mission Youth is to positively engage youth for their overall well being within the society by making them stakeholders in the development of the Union Territory.
The DC further said that the programme is conceived with an objective to facilitate the engagement of youth in sustainable socio-economic development of J&K; to help young people to realize their full social, economic and human potential, to foster the social integration of youth within communities and enhance youth employability, contribution to effective delivery of basic services to the people of J&K in the times of distrust, natural calamities, pandemics, to set up micro youth clubs for youth engagement at Panchayat level.