Vohra, Rangarajan discuss employment plan for J&K



Jammu: In a bid to generate jobs for youths in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra Thursday discussed the formulation of an employment plan with eminent economist C Rangarajan, chairman of the committee set up by Prime Minister to deal with unemployment problem in the state.

In a meeting at Raj Bhavan that the Governor focused on sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, industries and tourism which possess huge potential for generating employment avenues for the youths, a spokesman said.

Vohra observed that effective and time-bound action to implement already available centrally-aided programmes will not only contribute to development but also to job creation, the spokeman added.

Noting that a holistic approach would make a difference in addressing unemployment, Vohra said improving skill of the youth keeping in mind the present and futuristic job market trend can enhance their employability, he added.

PTI