Self employment schemes key to address unemployment: DC Jammu

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JAMMU: One day awareness camp on self employment schemes was on Thursday inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Avny Lavasa at remote Salyote village in Sub Division Chowki Chowra.
The camp was organised by District Employment and Councelling Centre under Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative of District Administration Jammu.
About 20 stalls were set up by different departments and banks to impart information to the unemployed youth regarding various schemes.
On the spot online registration of unemployed youth was also done during the camp.
The Deputy Commissioner encouraged the educated unemployed youths to take optimum benefits of different schemes initiated by the UT Administration to address the un- employment problem.
She called for a change in the mindset of the un-employed youth towards entrepreneurship and encouraged them to become job providers instead of job seekers by setting up their own units by availing self-employment schemes offered by the government departments. She said that effective implementation of the self employment programmes under Central and State sectors were the key to address the challenge of unemployment and to enable youth to earn a dignified livelihood.