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.