District Industries Centre, Ramban, Saturday organized a series of awareness events to encourage entrepreneurship in the District as envisaged in Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
The awareness programmes were held at Khar, Banihal, Karoal and Thore area of Batote Tehsil in a limited way in consonance with COVID protocol.
GM, DIC, Vishwa Jeet informed the participants that the Government has launched various schemes to provide employment opportunities to unemployed youth, strengthen the industries sector and mitigate the problems being faced by the entrepreneurs, especially the MSME sector due to COVID-19.
He said that there is a need for the private sector to be price competitive and focus on quality in production. It should not only cater to domestic needs but also facilitate exports.
He sensitized the unemployed youth about Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), registration under Udhyam and various industrial schemes being implemented by the Department of Industries for the promotion of industry besides generating employment opportunities for locals in the district.