KUPWARA : The 10-day Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) under Mission Youth’s Tejaswini (The Radiant) livelihood scheme concluded Saturday at District Centre, Kupwara of the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute.
The EDP was organized by JKEDI for the aspiring female entrepreneurs of district Kupwara. During the 10-day EDP, the candidates were apprised about basic business concepts like business plan formulation, marketing plans, accounts management and record keeping, customer management, and other topics of relevance.
The program was coordinated by JKEDI District Centre, Kupwara while the training was imparted by a team of trainers including Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, District Nodal Officer, EDI Kupwara and Mohsin Abrar, Assistant Faculty, EDI Kupwara.
Officials from the J&K Bank, District Employment and Counselling Centre, Kupwara, Labour Department, Kupwara, among others, were also invited as guest faculty to brief the trainees about different facets of the livelihood generation scheme.
In his address, District Nodal Officer, JKEDI Kupwara, highlighted the scope of entrepreneurship and self-employment and its contribution to the economic development of J&K.
The training program was modelled for retail and services sector activities. The aspirants were trained for establishment of small business ventures like retail outlets of footwear, readymade, pesticides, electrical goods, cosmetics, DTP centres, boutiques in different areas of the frontier district.