MUMKIN: 3 selected applicants provided keys of commercial vehicles in Kishtwar


KISHTWAR : Three selected applicants were today provided keys of commercial vehicles here at New DC office Complex Mini secretariat Kishtwar by Deputy Commissioner, Ashok Sharma.

Additional District Development Commissioner, Sham Lal; District Nodal Officer (AD Employment), Anoop Kumar, besides officials of the Ashoka Leyland company were present at the distribution event. The beneficiaries Irshad Ahmad of Mughal Maidan; Almina Begum of Lower Lonepora Ktr and Mohammad Ashraf of Kuntwara were given the keys, opted vehicles and other documents.

Earlier in the month of May 2021 the applications were invited through JK e-Services Portal and about 120 applications were received online in respect of District Kishtwar. After due verification & scrutiny of the applications, the District Level Implementation Committee (DLIC) chaired by DC approved 106 applications for the first phase.

Pertinent to mention “MUMKIN” is a Customized Livelihood Scheme for the Youth in the age group 18-35 of J&K launched by LG J&K in Nov. 2020.

The purpose of the Scheme is to facilitate the youth to earn a sustainable livelihood in the transport sector by providing financial assistance for purchase of small commercial vehicles.

Under the Scheme Banking Partner extends loan facility to the extent of 100% of the On-road Price of the vehicle purchased. Mission Youth, J&K provides an amount of Rs 80,000 or 10% of on-road price of the vehicle (whichever is lesser) as upfront subsidy.

The vehicle manufacturer (Scheme Partner of Govt.) also provides an upfront special discount, not less than the amount of subsidy.

On the occasion DC Kishtwar congratulated the beneficiaries and wished them success in their choice of livelihood in the transport sector.


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