Need to give wide publicity to financing schemes for SC, ST, BC, Minorities: Bukhari

Jammu and Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 09: Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari Wednesday called for wide publicity to various financing schemes meant for the socio-economic and educational upliftment of SC, ST, Backward Classes and Minorities.

Chairing a meeting with Managing Director, J&K SC, ST & BC Development Corporation Limited, Y P Suman, Manager Finance of the Corporation, Anil Gupta and other representatives of the Corporation, the Minister stressed on launching a sustained campaign and organizing training programmes for the awareness and benefit of the Youth.

The Minister received brief from the Managing Director on the many financing schemes available for the benefit of the people belonging to SC, ST & Backward Classes.

Under its Skill Development programme the Corporation has undertaken various initiatives through imparting training to the candidates of the target group to develop skills and gain knowledge to enhance their competence and employability. The beneficiaries are imparted training in carpentering, plumbing, electrician, beauty parlour/saloons, fashion designing etc for a period of three months and are also paid stipend of Rs 1500 per month, at least 30 people are taken up in a group for the training.

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