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J&K administration is focussing on ways and means to provide employment opportunities to all the job seekers without any discrimination.

Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that the next goal of the UT after ensuring basic amenities to all of its population is to provide employment to all the job seekers.

He was speaking in a meeting called to review the overall implementation of Employment Generation Schemes by different government departments in association with financial institutions in the UT.

Besides the Commissioner Secretary, Labour & Employment,  the meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Agriculture; Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce; Commissioner Secretary, RDD; Secretary, PD&MD; Secretary, Tribal Affairs; Mission Director, JKRLM; DG Planning besides other officers of the concerned departments.

He maintained that J&K has been successful in providing basic amenities like roads, drinking water and electricity to most of its population besides access to important services such as health and education. He said that the focus now is to provide employment to all those who are desirous to avail such opportunities.

He reiterated that in the spirit of implementing the commitments made by the Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha regarding empowerment of women and youth it is imperative that each of the concerned Departments should make these as their targets and work out plans to achieve them in a time bound manner.

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