Dr Hina reviews implementation of PMEGP, JKREGP
JAMMU: Vice Chairperson (VC) J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Dr Hina Shafi Bhat on Wednesday chaired a meeting with Banker’s of Jammu division to review implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and Jammu Kashmir Rural Employment Generation Programme (JKREGP) at Udhyog Bhavan here.
The meeting was attended by Secretary KVIB, CAO KVIB, Deputy CEO 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 Minister’s Employment Generation Programme involving a Margin Money (Subsidy) of Rs.35.08 crore envisaging employment opportunities to more than 11500 workers.
The VC KVIB 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 crore during the current financial year.
Dr Hina said that youth of Jammu and Kashmir have 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.