Exclusive batch of aspiring women entrepreneurs passes out from JKEDI

Srinagar: Eleven aspiring women entrepreneurs today completed a three-week Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) at Centre for Women Entrepreneurship of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI).
The aspirants are associated with Women Polytechnic College, Srinagar and belong to different districts of Kashmir Division. The candidates had already been skilled in different trades like Garment Technology, Food Technology and Fashion Designing. This capacity development programme by JKEDI equipped them with knowledge and abilities to run their business enterprises successfully.
The valedictory ceremony was presided over by Director JKEDI, G M Dar and the special guest of honour was Director Skill Development Department, Sajad Hussain Ganai.
Principal Women Polytechnic, Srinagar, Shafqat Ara and senior faculty members of JKEDI were also present on this occasion.
The candidates gave a detailed presentation about their business projects and expressed satisfaction with the content of the EDP.
Dr Naila Khanaday from Centre for Women Entrepreneurship JKEDI, gave a detailed presentation about the programme and praised the aspiring women entrepreneurs for their intent to embark on an entrepreneurial journey.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Skill Development Department emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship as a potential solution to the unemployment crisis in the country particularly in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He also appreciated JKEDI staff for smoothly conducting the training program and adhering to Covid-19 protocols as laid down by the Government.
Principal Government Women’s Polytechnic College also congratulated the students on completing the course and wished them luck with their business projects. She also thanked Director Skill development and Director JKEDI for organizing an exclusive Training program for their students.
“I appreciate that there is a steady increase in the number of women entrepreneurs in the Union Territory. I want all of you to follow your passion to fulfil your dreams by creating enterprises which will solve the problems of the society and will also provide employment to the youth of the Union Territory,” said G.M. Dar, Director JKEDI. Dar congratulated the aspiring female entrepreneurs and assured them of all possible help in availing financial assistance to start their business projects.