DC Budgam calls for imparting skilled training to unemployed youth


Reviews progress of Skill Development, Panchayat Employment Plan

BUDGAM : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today chaired a meeting to review Skill Development and Panchayat Employment Plan at Conference Hall, here.

At the outset, the DC stressed on imparting skilled training to the unemployed youth of the district to help them to get trained in various trades for becoming self-reliant and self employed.

He directed that all the line departments shall prepare a comprehensive skill development and panchayat Employment plan and submit it in a week’s time.

He emphasized on identification of local potential and suitable trades for the training of the youth for their proper hand holding.

The DC said that skilled training shall provide ample opportunities to the unemployed in both manufacturing and service sectors and help in tackling the rising graph of unemployment in the district.

He said the short term training courses shall be conducted for these youth under different schemes to ensure they become job providers instead of job seekers.

Among others, the meeting was attended by GM DIC, CEOs of Development Authorities, JD Planning, Principal ITI, GDC Budgam, Polytechnic College Nagam, DS&EO, DD Employment, CMO, ACP, CAHO, CHO, CAO, LDM, DIO, District Head JKEDI, KVK, and RLM Handicrafts Handloom besides others concerned.