The Union Government on 26 July 2016 approved nearly 1600 crore rupees for Jammu and Kashmir under skill development initiative 'Himayat'. The allocated fund will be invested in training 1.24 lakh local youths in vocational courses.
As per Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development Minister Abdul Haq Khan, under the reanimated Himayat programme, youths from both rural and urban areas of the state would be imparted training in various job-intensive vocational courses over the next three years.
They will be given training for six-months, nine-months and one year job-oriented courses.
Himayat is a training-cum-placement programme for unemployed youth in Jammu and Kashmir. Under which youth of the state will be provided short-term training, in a range of skills for which there is good market demand. At the end of the training, the youth are assured of a job and there is one year post-placement tracking to see how they are faring.
When: 26 July 2016