Entrepreneurship Dev Prog: 182 aspiring entrepreneurs enrolled at CWE, JKEDI Pampore
SRINAGAR, JANUARY 29: As many as 182 aspiring entrepreneurs have been enrolled for three-week Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) at Centre for Women Entrepreneurship(CWE) and Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) Pampore.
The candidates will be trained under the Seed capital Fund Scheme (SCFS) and Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) of J&K Government. The candidates will be imparted lessons on basic business techniques and guided by sector specific specialists. Industrial visits and interaction with successful entrepreneurs will also be a part of the programme.
Drawn from districts of Kashmir division, around 147 candidates are undergoing the EDP at the main campus of the Institute and 35 women candidates are being trained at the Centre for Women Entrepreneurship in Srinagar. The aspirants have chosen a wide range of business activities including commercial floriculture, fashion designing, adventure tourism, play way schools, beauty salons, and trading. Some of the candidates have opted for business activities under agro-allied sectors.
The Institute will provide them assistance of various business development services and will handhold them till launch of their business ventures successfully.
Meanwhile, in a separate Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) in Kulgam district of Kashmir division, a batch of 34 aspiring entrepreneurs has successfully completed all the formalities of the programme.