Srinagar : In order to review the implementation of employment generation schemes in Srinagar District, a meeting was held on Monday under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.
The meeting included the participation of General Manager DIC, Chief Planning Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, District Statistics & Evaluation Officer, Deputy Director Employment, Lead District Bank Manager, and Officers of other line Departments.
During the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner took a detailed review of all the self-employment generating schemes being implemented in the District. He also evaluated the progress achieved under Good Governance Index and Deliverables.
During the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner took an extensive department-wise review of cases sanctioned under various schemes, including Mumkin, Tejaswini, Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme(PMEGP), DIC, KVIB and other self-employment-oriented schemes.
The Officers of the concerned Departments briefed the DC about the status of coverage of beneficiaries under various self-employment schemes in the District.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner emphasized the need to ensure maximum coverage of unemployed youth in the District under different self-employment generation schemes by their proper handholding through awareness. He directed Officers to work in close coordination to help youth enroll under these schemes.
He asked the officers to identify potential areas for employment generation and devise strategies to promote self-employment among the youth. He also stressed the importance of creating a supportive and enabling environment for entrepreneurship and job creation in the District.
During the review, the DC emphasised on the line departments to conduct awareness camps strategically in targeted areas.
Recognizing the importance of collaboration, the chair directed departments to work in unison and share data with each other.
He said sharing of data is particularly crucial in identifying and reaching deserving candidates who can benefit from these schemes.
The DC added that, the District Administration aims to create a more efficient and responsive system that can effectively minimize unemployment in Srinagar.
This multifaceted strategy, involving both awareness campaigns and improved data-sharing mechanisms, reflects a holistic approach towards tackling unemployment issues. It is a commendable initiative that holds the potential to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals seeking employment opportunities in the region.