In Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha felicitated Young achievers with the ‘Kashmir Young Leadership Award’ during the Kashmir Leadership Summit in Srinagar yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Lt Governor congratulated young achievers who received the award for their outstanding work in different fields and lauded their contribution for bringing positive changes in society. Mr Sinha observed that Youth are the focal point of UT governments’ developmental agenda and several reformative measures are being undertaken by the administration to address the concerning issues of the youth and tapping their full potential for developing a peaceful and progressive Jammu and Kashmir.
The Lt Governor assured that continuous efforts are being made across different sectors to streamline the system and provide a conducive ecosystem for proper channelization of Youth energies by creating a host of opportunities in the field of education, employment, healthcare, and security.
With sustained systematic interventions like Mission Youth, creations of Youth Clubs, Women Entrepreneurship programmes like ‘Tejaswini’, ‘Hausala’ and ‘Saath’, providing access to modern education, and a host of youth-oriented schemes, the government is providing a vibrant medium for youth engagement and empowerment in J&K, facilitating them to become ambassadors of peace, prosperity and socio-economic growth.