KUPWARA: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray on Tuesday launched ‘OOZKE’, a mission for the establishment of maximum income generating units under PMEGP.
The ‘OOZKE’ is aimed at to provide counseling to the unemployed youth regarding their area of interest in 85 different activities on a mission mode. Under the mission, the procedures and formalities of the banks have been simplified to encourage maximum youth to get their units timely establishment.
He launched the campaign while conveying a meeting of concerned officers to review sponsoring of self employment schemes on Mission Mode basis in the district.
The DDC directed the concerned officers to identify at least 15 unemployed youth in each Panchayat of the district for establishment of self employment generating units under PMEGP.
Doifode said that employment generation is among the top priorities of the UT Government and the District Administration is committed to encourage the unemployed youth of the district to come forward and get benefited under the ambitious Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) by establishing income generating units.
He passed on strict directions to the officers of line departments and banks to streamline their modus operandi by encouraging maximum unemployed youth in the district to take benefit under the scheme.
The DDC directed the officers to ensure maximum participation of PRIs including DDC Members, BDC Chairpersons and Sarpanchs so as to get the desired result. He further directed the officers to work with added zeal and dedication for achievement of the target within 2 months.