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JAMMU: SKUAST Vice Chancellor of Jammu, Prof. JP Sharma on Tuesday commended Satish Kumar, Coordinator Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and appreciated Swavalambi Bharat Abhiyan for his role in transforming rural youth and developing entrepreneurship opportunities in India.

Satish Kumar gave a lecture on Employment Opportunities for UT Jammu and Kashmir Youths at Baba Jitto Auditorium at SKUAST Jammu.

In his deliberation, Satish Sharma presented a concept note and motivated rural youth and students to become job providers and not job seekers. He clarified that the Swavalambi Bharat Abhiyan campaign aims to coordinate job seekers and job providers and to encourage and support self-employment for new small businesses, start-ups, cooperative industries and the establishment of centers. job creation at the district level. He further added that the youth must develop a holistic plan to become a job provider across the country. Mr. Sharma also spoke on the slogans for youth and entrepreneurship development namely, Earn while you learn, start earning early, Passionate hard work, Risk taking ability, Swadeshi nation must first .

In his presidential address, Prof. JP Sharma, Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu spoke about self employment, agribusiness, start-ups and entrepreneurship opportunities. Professor Sharma told the stories of successful entrepreneurs actually working in the field. He also encouraged students to think big and dream big. He informed that the country has the largest workforce among 207 countries in the world and there are many new initiatives for entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for rural youth, especially from J&K under Atmanirbhar Bharat with financing in different agricultural and related sectors. He further added that the pride of the farmer should be maintained besides increasing his income. Prof. Sharma also informed about the various programs available for the youth like RKVY-RAFTAAR under which two programs are functional in SKUAST-Jammu namely, PRAGATI and UGDAM. Statutory Officers of SKUAST Jammu, Head of Divisions, Scientists, Students and other staff from Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary and Livestock Sciences and Faculty of Basic Sciences have attended the conference. The ceremonial bottle brush planting was also planted on occasion at the University of Agriculture Chatha campus research farm. The program concluded with a vote of thanks from Dr. Rajesh Katoch, Dean of Student Welfare at SKUAST Jammu.

Angela C. Hale