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Thanks PM; says J&K's youth scripting new history and contributing to national progress

Srinagar: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Jammu & Kashmir ‘Rozgar Mela’ via video message, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed gratitude to him and handed over appointment letters to youths, an official press release informed.

“Grateful to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji for addressing Jammu Kashmir Rozgar Mela and blessing 3000 youths who have received appointment letters. Under guidance of Hon’ble PM, J&K’s youth is scripting new history in different sectors and contributing to the national progress,” said the LG.

Terming good governance as commitment to serve people and work for prosperity and welfare of the poorest of the poor, the LG said, “I am confident the new appointees will play the vital role of reinforcing our values in public service and serve the people with honesty, absolute integrity and truthfulness.”

During the ceremony, the LG handed over appointment letters to the talented youth of J&K.  A total of 3000 appointment letters shall be distributed today across the UT during the first phase of the Rozgar Mela, the press release said.

“Youth is the strength of J&K. In the past three years, J&K UT has made rapid progress in empowering youth, farmers and women. We have taken many steps to create supportive infrastructure, schemes and policies for entrepreneurship and self-employment,” the LG said.

The LG observed that “in the last three years, 30,000 youth have been given government jobs and 5.2 lakh have been provided self-employment opportunities and more than 5.5 lakh women are associated with Self-Help Groups.

“J&K UT is today offering vast scope for self employment, both in manufacturing and service sector and helping the young entrepreneurs with training, credit and market access, technical inputs to create a lot of employment opportunities in a decentralized manner,” the LG said.

The LG said in ‘Azadi ka Amrit Kaal Khand’, our youth power will work with full dedication for the bright future of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Today youth of J&K UT are working in different sectors with a single-minded pursuit of excellence through determination and hard work. Such commitment is the foundation of a vibrant society, which keeps the wheel of peace, progress and prosperity moving,” the LG observed.

The exams that were cancelled will be held soon and the process of handing over 700 appointment letters in different government departments will also be completed in coming days, the LG further said.

Junaid Azim Mattu, Mayor SMC; Aftab Malik, DDC chairperson Srinagar; Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to LG; Atal Dulloo, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Production Department; Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, HODs, other senior officers and youth were present on the occasion.

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