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The J & K administration is focusing on Mission Youth so that they get all the facilities available from the government. Thousands of cases have been approved in the recent past for the different youth to establish their own units under different schemes.

Recently the Chief Executive Officer, Mission Youth and Secretary Tribal Affairs, asked the scheme partners to introduce youth-friendly measures to approve and sanction cases under various schemes of entrepreneurship. DLICs have so far approved more than 7600 cases worth Rs 618 Cr.

Under the Spurring Entrepreneurship Initiative 2700 applications have been received/approved by the DLICs. In view of the massive demand from the youth the Finance Department has approved 5% margin money to be sponsored under the scheme apart from other benefits already notified. Programme for skill development of youth has also been rolled out. Under Rise Together scheme providing upto Rs 10 Lakh per enterprise a total of 68 cases were approved.

In view of the feedback given by Nodal Officers DLIC and DECC officers it was decided that DPR formulation will be coordinated at district level through designated competent authorities and candidates will have the option to have the DPR formulated on their own. Skill Development training and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) under the Tejaswini scheme will now be conducted at JKEDI, Rural Self-Employment  Training Institute (RSETI), Polytechnics, Industrial Training Institutes and Skill Development training institutes registered with NSDC and J&K Skill Development Mission

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