Ground Report | New Delhi: 60 thousand Crore investment; In the next 2 to 3 years U.T. of J&K will see a new circle of development prosperity. Govt. of India has formulated a plan to spend Rs 60,000 Crores in the U.T of J&K alone. The amount will be utilized to create employment generating avenues, inspire youth to establish micro income generating units, and boost the local economy.
60 thousand Crore investment
These remarks were made by Union Minister of State for Skill Development Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Mr. Rajeev Chandrashekhar while addressing a gathering of ITI and polytechnic students in a convention cum seminar organized in his honor at ITI Complex Wadipora Budgam.
The Minister said “I have observed and personally witnessed that the local youth of Kashmir are full of talent and skill. They need to be inspired, show interest in getting highly skilled training, be energetic as there are enormous opportunities of employment generation available,” the Minister said.
8 lakh new jobs
The Minister said about 8 lakh new jobs were created from 1st April 2020 to 30th April 2021 in the IT and manufacturing sectors. He said it is our mission, goal, and solemn promise to strengthen entrepreneurship diversification as it has great economic prospects to absorb youth in various fields. The Minister appealed to aspiring youth to be committed, positive in approach, and remain enthusiastic to realize and fulfill every dream.
The Minister said ministers visiting U.T of J&K have an objective to check the situation relating to developmental and other aspects on the ground. This is PM’s initiative and revolutionary first of its kind mission particularly for UT of J&K, the Minister added.
He said, “We came here with professional objective and ambition to deliver, our visits shall emerge result-oriented.” The Minister appreciated concerned authorities that work done in skill development is enormous but still needs more boost and push. Budgam has potential and talent which they have showcased through incredible skills, he added.
The Minister inspected the automobile training centre of ITI Budgam. He also inspected the stalls installed by the skilled youth demonstrating and displaying manufacturing skills, talent, and professionalism in respective art and trades.