DLIC approves 28 start-up proposals under women centric Tejaswani scheme


KISHTWAR: District Level Implementation Committee (DLIC) for Women centric Tejaswani scheme on Tuesday approved 28 start up proposals here at its meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner(DDC) Ashok Sharma held in the VC Hall of the DC office.
The meeting held threadbare deliberations on the implementation of Tejaswani scheme and after scrutiny of the project proposals approved 28 start up plans found completed in all respects.
Highlighting the importance of the scheme, the Chairman DLIC said “TEJASWINI” scheme is aimed to provide financial assistance to young women entrepreneurs for setting up profitable self-employment ventures suited to their skill and training aptitude. He said the purpose of the scheme is also to empower and encourage young women in the age group of 18 to 35 to start their business for income generation activities either in manufacturing, service, trading or small business.
The Employment Officer DECC informed that the beneficiaries under the TEJASWANI scheme of Mission Youth initiative are provided financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to start their business. The beneficiaries are also provided 10% of the project cost by Mission Youth. Among others, the meeting was attended GM DIC Khalid Hussain Malik; DSWO Tariq Parveaz Qazi; AD Employment Amit Kumar; LDM Nasir Bhat and DNO JKEDI Kishtwar alongwith Tejaswini applicants.