Srinagar, Sept. 21 -- To give wings to the young generation of J&K and make them able to take entrepreneurship journey, the J&K Government with the help of banks has disbursed around Rs. 1840 crores in favour of 53,299 aspiring entrepreneurs this fiscal.

The government has worked out two pronged strategy for establishing entrepreneurship ecosystem across J&K. Several investors from reputed organisations are investing here and handholding young entrepreneurs to make them job providers.

The Ministry of Home Affairs recently said that 29,806 people had been hired by the J&K administration and it was estimated that 5.2 lakh jobs have been created through self-employment programmes in the last three years across Jammu and Kashmir.

The gover...