Speaking to a large number of young persons at ‘Kashmir Youth Festival’ at SKICC here, the Chief Minister said that
“This has largely told upon the channelization of youth force positively for the betterment of the society and also marred the holistic development and growth of young people to a greater extent”, he said adding that the time is ripe enough when youth should repulse every attempt aimed at their exploitation.
Omar Abdullah said that the youth of
The Chief Minister said that security of life, economy and respect is the desire of every young person and his Government would strive hard to pull them out of make belief world and deception they have been put in by the vested interests for a long time.
“My Government wants to rekindle hope in them, provide better environment to grow and create opportunities to exhibit their capabilities”, he said adding that he has never promised two government jobs to every household nor he has fed youth with false promises that everyone of them would be given government job as it is not possible and to promise this kind of thing was to deceive them. He asserted that his Government would generate as many of government jobs for youth as it could but the solution to the unemployment crisis does not lie in government jobs.
“We are opening new job orbit for youth in the private sector and have focused on their skills development and employability so that they can be smoothly absorbed in open job market”, he said adding that all possible help is being given to budding entrepreneurs to launch their ventures in the State under various initiatives including SKEWPY.
The Chief Minister asked the organizers of the festival to provide the opportunity to the youth of
Omar Abdullah also asked for organizing similar festivals and sports melas in the State inviting the youth from outside to participate and witness the hospitality and friendly temperament of the people of
Union Minister of State for Youth Welfare and Sports,