Deputy Mayor for providing ample opportunities to youth

Deputy Mayor, Baldev Singh Billawaria chairing a meeting of JMC officers and representatives of various bodies on Sunday.
Deputy Mayor, Baldev Singh Billawaria chairing a meeting of JMC officers and representatives of various bodies on Sunday.

Meeting discusses issue of skill upgradation

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 29: Deputy Mayor, Baldev Singh Billawaria chaired a meeting to discuss the issues of skill upgradation and self-employment opportunities for the youth of Jammu city.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner, JMC, Secretary, JMC, Committee Members, Satpal Karlupia, Kapil Singh Chib and representatives of local trade & industry associations and NGOs working towards the skill development of the youth.
In his address, Baldev Singh Billawaria, said “The youth of Jammu are the most valuable resource and it is our duty to provide them with ample opportunities to hone their skills and achieve self-employment,. We must ensure that the youth of our city are provided with the necessary skills and resources to be able to live a better life.”
The meeting discussed several measures to be taken in order to promote skill upgradation and self-employment among the youth of Jammu city. These included setting up of skill development centers, providing access to Government schemes and subsidies, and launching awareness drives to educate the youth about the importance of skill development.
Deputy Mayor also highlighted the importance of providing financial assistance and resources to help young entrepreneurs to set up their businesses. He praised the efforts of the organisations and associations present in the meeting for their commitment to helping young people become self-employed.
Confederation of All India Traders, president, Neeraj Anand put his suggestion on skilled upgradation and said that the unemployed youth should be provided basics knowledge of computer courses so that they can perform any kind of work unless and until they don’t have the basis knowledge of computer they will not be able to do any kind of job.
The president Skill Training Institute Puneet Mahajan said demand and supply based skill programme should be initiated, place and train models should be adopted. Commissioner of the Jammu Municipal Corporation, concluded the meeting with a call for all stakeholders to come together to ensure the success of this initiative and to provide the necessary support to youth. He said that I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Deputy Mayor of Jammu for organizing such a meeting on the topic of skilled upgradation and self-employment. This meeting is a great initiative that will help the youth of Jammu in becoming more self-reliant and employable.