Numerous schemes launched for youth welfare: Dr Hina Bhat
Post by RK News on Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Bandipora, Jan 17: Vice Chairperson (VC), J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr Hina Shafi Bhat on Tuesday said the LG administration has launched numerous schemes for the welfare and development of the youth of the Union Territory.
She said this during an awareness programme at Aragam in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district which was attended by ADC Bandipora, district officers, KVIB, PRIs and the general public.
The VC also visited the Noor centre and interacted with the trainees there. She appreciated the trainers for their hard work besides lauding the trainees as well for making traditional garments like lachka and shawls having cultural and traditional importance. She lauded the efforts of Shahida Khanam, the owner of Noor centre in reviving the culture.
She said 37% shares of loans taken from KVIB are being availed by girls for business and other purposes and 1126 units have already been established under KVIB generating employment for 8750 persons in the current FY in Bandipora district.
She assured all support to Noor centre to establish their stalls all over India, and for the establishment of a craft centre for providing stipends to trainees, wages to trainers, rent for the building and raw materials to the Noor centre.
Dr Hina appreciated the efforts of the district administration and police for their efforts in curbing the drug menace and urged the youth to come forward and avail benefits under different government schemes. Later, Dr Hina visited Flex manufacturing unit Nadihal and kasperia organic Milk Processing and Cheese and Khoya plant at Papchan Bandipora.