Dr. Hina Bhat inspects Beekeeping cluster at Samba

Samba: Vice Chairperson J&K Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr. Hina Bhat today visited Common Facility Centre of Honey Beekeeping cluster Samba.

She inspected the ongoing construction work of the Common Facility Centre (CFC) for Beekeeping KVIB Cluster Samba. The project has been financed under SFURTI scheme of the Government of India MSME, which is being implemented by KVIB.

The CFC will be equipped with modern machines and help the Beekeepers in upgrading the quality of honey production, increase their income, market expansion and exploration & Technical dissemination of allied bee products.

The KVIB has conducted several contact/interaction programmes in the surrounding areas of Bari Brhamana Samba disseminating the schemes being implemented by it.

The Vice Chairperson said that the Cluster sanctioned with a project cost of Rs.133.65 Lakh shall benefit all those associated with Beekeeping w in the surrounding areas. Dr. Hina exhorted the youths of the area to come forward and establish their units under various schemes of KVIB thereby creating employment opportunities for not only themselves but for others as well.

Secretary/CEO KVIB, Rashid Ahmad Qadri, Dy. CEO KVIB Administration, Dy. Chief Executive Officer KVIB Jammu Division and other senior officers of the KVIB were also present on the occasion.

On the occasion, it was informed that the J&K KVIB, under PMEGP during the year 2020-21, against the physical targets of 390 units, and financial targets of Rs. 1170.60 lakh, has sanctioned Margin Money amounting to Rs. 2705.96 Lakh to 1120 units, thus achieving physical achievement of 287.18% and financial achievement of 231.16%, while generating employment to 251.28%.

Similarly, against the targets of 452 number of units under JKREGP involving Margin money of Rs. 904.00 Lakh, 496 units amounting to Rs. 1296.84 lakh as Margin money have been sanctioned till date. This amounts to Physical achievement of 109.73% and financial achievements of 143.46% and providing employment to 104.76% youths.


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