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Department Introduction


District Employment and Counselling Centre Udhampur is situated at Chok Chabutra Bazaar, above Geeta Bhavan. The staff strength is 7 against the sanctioned staff strength of 16.This department deals with Jammu and Kashmir Self Employment Scheme for encouraging entrepreneurship in educated unemployed youth of J&K state. In last financial year 165 JKSES cases were sponsored to various bank branches for loan sanctioning. Out of these 94 cases got disbursed i.e. 94 applicants were successful in availing JKSES loan. Besides this, 717 VSA candidates (Voluntary Service Allowance) are registered with the office and are availing this Scheme. The department has revalidated 11 self help groups of engineers in current financial year till year. In the last Financial year, SHG of engineers executed construction works amounting to Rs144.64 lacs .  The department also provides counseling to the educated unemployed youth about various career opportunities. Various awareness camps are organized to sensitize the identified stakeholders so that they are motivated to pursue self –employment.