266 IG units at a cost of 4.11 crore set up in south Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jul 23 (UNI) As many as 266 various income generating units have been established at a total cost of Rs 4.11 crore by Jammu and Kashmir Khadi Village Industries Board (KVIB) in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

The units will provid employment opportunities to 1950 unemployed educated youth of the district.

A representative of the All India Khaid and Village Board Ghulam Nabi Naik gave this information at a camp here at Anantnag today.

He threw light on the importance of the KVIB schemes launched for the betterment of the people living in far flung and backward areas.

A sizeable number of farmers and educated unemployed youth attended the camp.

Mr Naik, on the occasion, gave a cash prize of Rs 10,000 to Naseera of Kanipora village for to developing a biodegradable method for decomposing the polythene on behalf of Khadi and Village Board Industry.

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