600 Youth to be provided Self-employment avenues
SHOPIAN: A meeting of the District Level Task Force Committee for implementation of Mission Youth (MY) initiatives was held here today under the Chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani.
The meeting reviewed implementation of various livelihood related initiatives of Mission Youth and also finalised road map for providing self employment to 600 unemployed youth in the district during current financial year.
Officer on Special Duty for Mission Youth and incharge for district Shopian, Mohammad Shafait gave a detailed resume of various livelihood, skill, career and psycho-social counseling, recreation and social engagement related initiatives of Mission Youth. He apprised the DLTFC about eligibility criteria, selection process, funding pattern etc under each scheme.
He informed that Mission Youth covers a wide range of activities including promotion of self-employment through schemes like Tejaswini, MUMKIN, Rise Together, SAHYTA, Spurring Entrepreneurship, development of Tourist Village network, generating sector-specific employment, Skill Development, AVSAR, PAARVAZ, promoting green youth alliance, constitution of youth clubs, holding talent hunts, establishment of District Youth centres, special initiatives for youth with disabilities, Universities collaboration initiatives JK Super-75( boys and girls), young innovators programs for holistic and pragmatic youth engagement and empowerment on sustainable lines.
The OSD said that the vision is to make Mission Youth a one-stop solution for all youth aspirations and channelise their energy in a positive direction by providing ways of livelihood generation.
He further gave out that 115 Youth clubs have been established one each 98 Panchayat and 17 ULB wards. Under Mumkin scheme 50 vehicles have been provided to unemployed youth thereby providing self employment to 100 youth.