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‘KVIB to help skilled unemployed youth to establish Agri Enterprises’

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SKUAST Jammu to facilitate skill development progs

JAMMU: An interface interactive session was held today at SKUAST Jammu. 

The interactive session was presided over by Dr. J. P. Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu along with Dr. Hina Shafi Vice Chairperson J&K KVIB.

Among other officers present were the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer J&K KVIB, Director Extension SKAUST Jammu, and officers of KVIB and the university.

In the meeting, the convergence programme was discussed in order to work together. The SKUAST Jammu will facilitate the skill development programmes and KVIB will help the skilled unemployed youth to establish their Agri Enterprises, which shall generate employment avenues.

The schemes will be environmentally friendly and shall have a great impact on the economic sustenance of Agri entrepreneurs.

The Vice Chairperson along with the Vice Chancellor visited different departments viz. Entomology, Mushroom Cultivation, Department of Animal Husbandry, Department of Vermicompost, given to understand that if skill development under the said scheme is undertaken, it will create a great hub of employment under the Agri entrepreneurship.

During the meeting, under implementation SFURTI Clusters being established in Jammu Division was also discussed and it was reiterated in the meeting that SKUAST Jammu being the Technical Agency for the beekeeping clusters of Jammu, the completion of the projects will be ensured in a time-bound manner. The Vice-Chancellor insisted upon the stakeholders enhance their work and expertise so that the projects will be completed within the timeline.

Vice Chairperson, J&K KVIB enjoined upon the stakeholders to work in unison in order to get better results in the coming time to establish the Beekeeping Clusters in Jammu. She further said that establishing Beekeeping Clusters under the SFURTI scheme will have a great impact on the income generation of Bee-growers by making value addition of honey products and simultaneously will generate employment in the particular district.

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