Crescent Kashmir

Composite Regional Centre

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There is a special focus on skill development among the youth of Jammu andKashmir.

Recently Lt Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated a temporary Composite Regional Centre for skill development, rehabilitation and empowerment of Divyangjan at Jammu.

The facility will cater to rehabilitation services for different categories of Divyangjan besides skill development training for their empowerment.

He said, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji has brought significant change in attitude of society towards Divyangjan and paved the way for their empowerment for quality and independent living. He said, the Hon’ble Prime Minister has changed the thinking of the society towards the Divyangjan who were earlier used to be considered as dependent but now they are full of self-confidence, empowered and scripting new success in their life’s journey.

Jammu Kashmir Administration is committed to empowerment of Divyangjan. Several steps have been taken in J&K post August 2019 to ensure empowerment and comprehensive rights of Divyangjan. District Level Committee has been formed, grievance redressal officer and nodal education officer has been appointed in all 20 districts.

He observed that after the abrogation of Article 370, the Administration has streamlined facilitation of disability certificate issuance for accessing benefits and services. He noted that so far, 176,355 UDID certificates have been issued and 182,338 UDID cards have been generated. As per CCPD data J&K is ranked 6th in the country.

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