objectives of the scheme are as follows: a) educate and equip potential and early stage
      entrepreneurs; b) connect entrepreneurs through networks of peers, mentors, incubators, funding
      and business services; support entrepreneurs through Entrepreneurship Hubs (E-Hubs) and
      catalyze a culture shift to support aspiring entrepreneurs. The Scheme is being implemented in
      partnership with both public and private stakeholders.
            The Special Industry Initiative (SII) for Jammu and Kashmir is funded by Ministry of Home
      Affairs and implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. The programme is a part
      of the overall initiative for addressing economic issues in the state and is focused on providing
      skills and job opportunities to the youth. Simultaneously, the aim is also to provide exposure to
      corporate India towards the rich talent pool available there.