Principal Secretary, Department of Industries and Commerce, J&K Government today released the first edition of a compendium of entrepreneurship and employment related schemes compiled by Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) for the benefit of the youth of J&K.
The compilation of the compendium of schemes by the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) showcases the Government’s commitment to fostering an enabling environment for entrepreneurial growth and employment opportunities in the region. This compendium will serve as a valuable resource for aspiring entrepreneurs and young individuals seeking information and support to start their own businesses or find employment.
“The dissemination of information regarding various employment and entrepreneurship related initiatives undertaken by the UT Government is necessary to sensitize the educated unemployed youth for setting up of viable business ventures and will prove to be a guiding source for existing as well as potential entrepreneurs,” said Prashant Goyal (IAS), Principal Secretary, Department of Industries and Commerce, J&K Government.
The compendium includes a comprehensive collection of various schemes, initiatives, and programs implemented by the government to promote entrepreneurship and generate employment opportunities. It may provide details about eligibility criteria, financial assistance, training programs and other support mechanisms available for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.
“The startup environment is booming globally, and many successful businesses are being built, setting industry standards of their own and propelling the industry forward. This compendium, though a small step can facilitate the beginning of a flourishing entrepreneurial career,” said Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (IAS), Director, JKEDI. “Under the leadership of Hon’ble L G, J&K, Shri Manoj Sinha and Chief Secretary, J&K, the Institute aims to empower and encourage the youth to explore entrepreneurial ventures, which can lead to economic growth, job creation, and overall development in the region,” he further added.
This compendium highlights the Government’s focus on fostering a culture of innovation, self-employment, and sustainable economic development. It will play a crucial role in disseminating information and creating awareness among the youth about the various schemes and opportunities available to them.