Kargil: District Industries Centre Kargil today organized an awareness program at Dak Bungalow Zanskar for general public to aware them about the PM Vishwakarma, a Central Sector Scheme, of the Government of India.
During the awareness program, Industrial Promotion Officer, Showkat Ahmad Lone explained in detail about the registration, skill up-gradation, tool kit, incentive credit support, marketing support etc. to the BDCs, Sarpanches, Panches, artisans and other participants of the Sub Division Zanskar.
The awareness camp was attended by Incharge Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Tsering Norbu, BDO Zanskar, SHO Zanskar and all Sub Divisional Officers, PRI members and large number of people.
PM Vishwakarma, a Central Sector Scheme, was launched on 17th September, 2023 by the Prime Minister to provide end-to-end support to artisans and craftspeople who work with their hands and tools. The Scheme covers artisans and craftspeople engaged in 18 trades.