Himayat Self Employment Component- a part of the Skills Empowerment and Employability (SEE) scheme of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) recommended by the Rangarajan Committee, promotes enterprise-led livelihoods by imparting training, sector exposure, financial linkages, market linkages, handholding and mentoring support to aspiring microentrepreneurs.

This pathbreaking initiative of Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, implemented by Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) Ahmedabad, as coordinating /monitoring agency, aims at providing entrepreneurial skills for sustainable livelihood to 30,000 youth of J&K and facilitate access to finance and support services to at least 50% of them over a period of 4 Years.

In the first phase of the implementation of the scheme, JKEDI has to cover 4,000 beneficiaries .

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