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Rs 60,000 cr investment coming up in J&K in next 2 to 3 years: Chandrashekhar

Srinagar, Sep 25 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Skill Development Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Saturday said that the centre has formulated a plan to spend Rs 60,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 2 to 3 years to create employment generating avenues, establish micro income generating units and boost local economy.

These remarks were made by Mr Chandrashekhar while addressing a gathering of ITI and polytechnic students in a convention cum seminar organized in his honor at ITI Complex Wadipora Budgam. “I have observed and personally witnessed that the local youth of Kashmir are full of talent and skill. They need to be inspired, show interest in getting highly skilled training, be energetic as there are enormous opportunities of employment generation available,” the Minister said.
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Kashmir Divisional Commissioner reviews physical progress of strategic Z-Mohr, Zojila tunnels

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Army holds musical event in north Kashmir

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