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Abdul Haq sends second batch of trainees under Himayat
Posted 19 Aug 2017 04:42 PM

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan today flagged off the second batch of trainees for skill training and assured employment under Himayat Scheme from Panchayat Bhawan, Jammu.
The second batch of 157 trainees including 111 boys and 31 girls from three districts of Jammu division viz. Doda, Kishtwar and Kathua and 15 youth from Kashmir Valley which will undergo skill training-domain in healthcare, retail banking, financial services and insurance at Apollo MedSkills at Bangalore, Surya Wires Pvt Ltd. at Raipur and Manpower Group Services India Pvt. Ltd at Jammu (Project Implementing Agencies). These agencies will later consider these trainees for placement in their own companies.


Speaking on the occasion, Abdul Haq said Himayat is a skill development cum placement programme for unemployed youth in J&K under the umbrella of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gramin Koushalaya Yojana (DDU-GKY), Union Ministry of Rural Development with focus on sustainable employment for rural poor youth.
He further said that these trainees are ambassadors of the state who take the culture, heritage and ethos of the state with them in other parts of the country. He assured them that adequate arrangements are being made for their comfortable stay in the other states, he added.
He said JKSRLM has been entrusted with the responsibility of training and placing over 1.24 lakh JK youth with an allocation of Rs 1,601.51 crore for a period of three years. The government will bear all the financial expenses of the training including lodging, boarding, transport and the fees of these trainees.

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