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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Rahul Gandhi: Focus of UPA has been to empower youth

Srinagar: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir Pulwama on Thursday.  Rahul Gandhi inaugurated a cold-storage facility and addressed a public rally at Lassipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

“Kashmir is famous for apples. We want the apples from here reach places across the world. You need better technology and other infrastructure for that. You also need better connectivity with banks,” said the Congress Vice President. He also said that the Congress-led UPA Government at the centre has been giving priority to ensure jobs for the youth in Kashmir and other states. 

The Congress leader added that the educated youth must get proper skill development training too. “We have already taken several initiatives in this direction” said Rahul Gandhi and added “We also initiated several projects for women empowerment also and also sent funds for J&K. Lots of women are getting its benefits too”.

Rahul Gandhi is also scheduled to visit Budgam to take stock of various self-help groups launched under flagship scheme ‘Umeed’ and also will attend a function organised under it at Budgam stadium.

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