Vice Chairperson J&K KVIB Chaired Valedictory function of KVIB Budgam at New Bus Stand Budgam

140 Cr provided to beneficiaries directly under PMREGP: Hina Bhat

Budgam, March 21:(KNS) MSMEs are the engines of growth, it is strong pillar of development, MSME has a unique role in socio economic upliftment of weeker section particularly SC, ST community. These remarks were made by vice Chairperson  KVIB Government of UT of J&K, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat while addressing a huge gathering of entrepreneurs including officers and officials and other citizens present during the concluding ceremony of week long exibition organised by KVIB Budgam under National Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe HUB, NSSH at New Bus Stand Budgam.
Miss Hina Bhat in her speech said that MSME a government of India Sponsered entrepreship scheme has emerged as a huge source of providing employment opportunities to the unemployed  and educated  youth  double than others key sectors. She said presently 5 crores entrepreneurs are involved with MSME flag ship programmes. Miss Bhat further said keeping economic scenario of the  UT in view,  presently employment to youth who want to seek employment, the central government under enormous and unique initiatives has not fixed any target for the UT  which shall provide huge opportunities for interested entrepreneurs to establish their Micro units. She said KVIB has provided Rs. 140 Cr under REGP to the beneficiaries on DBT mode.
The VC said government is taking many steps to ensure upliftment of Marginal communities and NSSH is also part of that effort. She added these event like NSSH provide a window between SC, ST and MSME unit holders to exhibit and sell their products at profitable rates.
ADC Budgam DR. Nasir Ahmad who was as guest of honour said, such exibition has potential in disseminating the most required awareness among deserving weaker class. He expressed gratitude to KVIB for organizing such programs and provide handholding support to SC and ST artisans.
Earlier Honorable VC alongwith ADC Budgam, Secretary KVIB and other officers visited the stalls and interacted with stall holders who had installed stalls in the exibition.
On conclusion the VC in presence of ADC Budgam and others distributed certificates of felicitation and other momentos among many stall holders.
Among others, the program was also attended by CEO/Secretary KVIB, Deputy Secretary KVIB, other officers and officials concerned.(KNS)

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