Manoj Sinha, the lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday stated that his goal was to reach out and provide job opportunities to 80 percent of the young population in the region within the next five years.
The LG, while delivering the keynote address at the annual conference of the virtual Harvard-US-India Initiative (HUII), said his government will “make it possible for them (J-K youth) to be an engine of growth for the overall “socioeconomic transformation of J-K,” an official statement quoted him as saying.\
The HUII, as per the statement, aims to engage students around the world in a dialogue about India’s most pressing political, social, economic, and environmental challenges, providing youth the opportunity to hear from inspiring leaders and be a part of the discussion with them.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Sinha said, “My goal is to reach out and provide job opportunities to 80% of J-K’s young population within next five years & make it possible for them to be an engine of growth for the oveall socio-economic transformation of JK,”
Adding that he “would like to see each child of J-K prosper into a mature, successful and good human being; potential of each youth is harnessed in a way that everyone contributes towards J-K’s prosperity”.