KATHUA: Deputy Commissioner Kathua Rahul Yadav today handed over the keys to commercial vehicles to beneficiaries of the MUMKIN program in a brief ceremony held here at the DC Office complex.
While interacting with beneficiaries, DC said the MUMKIN program, which is a personalized livelihood generation program for youth in Jammu and Kashmir, is a sustained government effort to help unemployed youth to establish a sustainable source of livelihood in the transport sector.
The DC informed that within the framework of Mission Youth, it is proposed to establish a district youth center in Kathua district, where facilities such as digital library, professional counseling, amphitheater auditorium, a skills lab, chat room would be provided for youth engagement and empowerment.
He said that under the auspices of Mission Youth, another TAJESWANI freelance employment program has been launched for the empowerment of young women with the provision of an adequate up-front interest grant.
Earlier, Naresh Kumar, deputy director of the employment and counseling center, gave details of the program’s progress so far.
He revealed that the formation of district youth clubs has also been initiated under the leadership of the youth of the mission in the district and that as a first step 225 youth clubs will be formed in the Panchayat / municipal wards covering around 1,125. youth.
The deputy director further informed that PARVAAZ and AVSAR are also forthcoming Youth Mission projects where the focus will be on recruiting young people into reputable business houses and coaching for professional competitions.
Among others GM DIC Kathua, Chief Planning Officer Kathua, ARTO Kathua, Cluster Head J&K bank Kathua were present on the occasion.