Jammu & Kashmir

Ensure there is no dearth of work opportunities for JK youth: Admin to officials

A wide view of Lal Chowk Srinagar. Photo: [Wikimedia]

Srinagar: In follow up of commitments made by the Lieutenant Governor (LG), Manoj Sinha on the eve of 77th Independence Day on Tuesday regarding the empowerment of youth and women of the UT of J&K, the Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta enjoined upon the Departments and the Deputy Commissioners to formulate plans at their end to meet both these objectives in right earnest.

Reiterating the views of the Lieutenant Governor, the Chief Secretary impressed upon all the Departments to work in coordination to ensure that every youth in JK is given confidence that there shall be no dearth of new opportunities/possibilities for them in their lives.

He also stated that in line with another commitment of the LG regarding all round empowerment and economic upliftment of half of our population comprising women, each department should make it a focal point to come up with innovative ideas to find ways of achieving it in a time bound manner.

The Chief Secretary stated that empowering the youth to achieve their full potential in their lives would unleash positive energy to propel the India to excel in every possible field.

He called upon all the departments including the Deputy Commissioners to formulate action plans in this regard and ensure that these are implemented in right earnest in a time bound manner.

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