Jobs for the youth
While the government has set in motion the recruitment process in different wings of administration but, the unemployment rate is very high and it is a challenge for the administration to provide them the jobs.
Recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir directed completion of the allotment process in favour of eligible applicants and ensure generation of approximately 2 lakh employment in 18 months, besides submitting a consolidated report on applications processed, and time taken in their processing- land allotment- and establishing the industrial unit along with the respective employment generation potential.
He impressed upon the Department to integrate the single window system with the rapid assessment system to enable the applicant to share feedback with the Department.
He directed the completion of end-to-end digitization of all services identified under (EoDB) by the end of this month by focusing on the remaining services of a handful of departments.
The Industries & Commerce Department was asked to develop handicraft and handloom haats in all district headquarters to provide readymade markets to the local products. The Department was further asked to expedite identifying one product per district that can be taken up for large-scale export to national and international markets.
He stressed the linkage of the local market with the e-commerce platforms after suitable certification of product quality. Besides, he also emphasized the importance of GI tag of local products and quality testing thereafter to gain consumers’ confidence in the quality of products from Jammu and Kashmir.