Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 15: Minister for Youth Services & Sports, IT and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari Tuesday said that concerted efforts are underway to promote entrepreneurship in Jammu and Kashmir adding that Government is giving ambitious entrepreneurs all possible scope for development and remove barriers that are confronting them in establishing their ventures.
The Minister was speaking at the closing ceremony of the two day National Conference on Entrepreneurship Development organised by Government Degree College, Bemina in collaboration with IPF-Bombay Stock Exchange-Mumbai, SEBI and JAKEDA.
The Minister congratulated the college administration for holding the conference which is the buzz word and need of the day. He called upon youth to come forward and take advantage of the advanced schemes of the Government designed for the development of the entrepreneurship in the state. He said entrepreneurs shall be given access to innovation, knowledge and other facilities so that they become able to develop new products that help address societal issues and create jobs.
The Minister said that an entrepreneur is one who starts himself and give others. He made the reference of the young entrepreneur of South Kashmir who has adopted horticulture as means of his employment and become the job provider instead job seeker as most of our educated youth do.
Mr. Ansari said that there is a vast scope for developing of Entrepreneurship in a big way and the need of the hour is to change the mindset of the youth for which every stake holder should take responsibility. He said Horticulture and tourism are the two sectors which can absorb lakhs of entrepreneurs.
Dean Academics of Kashmir University Prof. Muhammad Ashraf Wani, Principal, Government Degree College, Bemina, Prof. Yasmin Kawoosa, Principal Islamia College, Srinagar and other concerned spoke on the occasion.
Earlier, various subject matter experts presented their research papers on the topic.