Srinagar: A team of senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) headed by Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (IAS), Director, JKEDI visited the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) Ahmedabad and held interactions with the core team of the institute regarding the functioning of their setup and implementation of various programs.
During the visit, several meetings were held on implementing various programs in J&K on similar lines as EDII. They discussed various interventions in trainings and academic programs for the youth of J&K and were apprised of several models that can be adopted and implemented in J&K. EDII already has a long association with J&K and collaboration with JKEDI will further strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Union Territory. It will enable youth to take part in self-employment programs at their full potential, and it will encourage them to join the startup revolution taking place throughout the country, based on technology and innovation.
Director General, EDII, Dr. Sunil Shukla along with senior officers gave a presentation on various interventional programs and projects for economic upliftment of J&K and deliberations were held on working out the modalities for implanting these programs. The interventions will also ensure that JKEDI adopts a revised strategic plan to expand its footprint in the Union Territory and be an enabling factor to create a viable and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem.