Dr Hina reviews implementation of PMEGP, JKREGP

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16 (KNS): Vice Chairperson, J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr Hina Shafi Bhat, today chaired a meeting with Banker's of Jammu division to review implementation of Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and Jammu Kashmir Rural Employment Generation Programme (JKREGP) at Udhyog Bhavan here.

The meeting was attended by Secretary/CEO KVIB, FA/CAO KVIB, Deputy CEO (P/R/S) KVIB, Divisional Officer, KVIB Jammu, District Manager, Director RSETIs and other concerned officers of Jammu division.

It was informed in the meeting that 1435 cases have been sanctioned under Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme involving a Margin Money (Subsidy) of Rs.35.08 crore envisaging employment opportunities to more than 11500 workers.

Vice Chairperson asked the concerned officers to work hard towards clearing all pending cases in order to achieve the target of disbursement of a margin money of Rs.100.00 crore during the current financial year.

Dr Hina said that youth of Jammu and Kashmir has shown keen interest in establishing their own business ventures under the schemes of KVIB.

She emphasized the need for raising awareness among the people especially unemployed youth regarding the schemes of the Board so that maximum beneficiaries are covered.

Earlier, VC was informed about district wise details of all loans sanctioned by the Board.(KNS)

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