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PMEGP Expo-2023 begins at Jammu

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JAMMU: Member Khadi Village Industries Commission, North Zone, Nagendra Raghuvanshi today inaugurated UT Level exhibition, PMEGP Expo-2023 here at Jammu Haat.

The event is being participates by artisans and craftsmen from Jammu and Kashmir and other states with a varied range of unique and indigenous products of their respective regions.

During the inaugural session, a short film highlighting the success stories and benefits of the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme was screened. Under the scheme, beneficiaries can avail loans for setting up their business enterprise with a subsidy of up to 35 percent on the loan amount.

Addressing the visitors and artisans at the inaugural ceremony, Nagendra Raghuvanshi said that the government is working under a well-knit strategy to facilitate traditional crafts and trades by providing employment generation opportunities besides financial support and marketing to the artisans. It is vital that we support our skilled craftsmen to ensure that we become an Atmanirbhar nation, he maintained.

“The government strives hard to provide assistance to such workers who are committed to improving their livelihoods through their skills. The exhibition is also aimed at showcasing the products of these skilled workers to the public and providing them with recognition and respect for their work,” he asserted.

Those present at the occasion included Secretary J&K KVIB, Farrukh Qazi, State Director J&K KVIC, SP Khandelwal, and Assistant Director, KVIC Jammu, Anil Sharma among other officers and visitors. The exhibition will culminate on February 3.

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