Bandipora : Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate first-ever business process outsourcing (BPO) unit in North Kashmir’s Bandipora District on 03 February.
The prime minister will visit to all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on February 3 to lay foundation stones for host of projects.
(The) Prime Minister will be inaugurating BPO unit in Bandipora on February 3rd and this BPO unit is going to open in Bandipora, the first BPO unit in Kashmir history.
The rural BPO here, therefore, would provide employment opportunities and the hope of a respectable livelihood to hundreds of young people.
The BPO would provide employment to 250 local youths in the first batch.
Another 600 young people would be provided with IT-related training with the ultimate objective of completely eradicating unemployment in Bandipora.
Our plan was to create a BPO that would employ 250 educated youths.
Kashmir does not have a situation which allows investment from the outside while demand for jobs has been rising, said district commissioner Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary.
“This is why we started this pilot project and it has received a good response.
Going by the good response, there are also plans of opening such BPOs in other disticts of the state in order to provide employment to locals.