PM employment scheme fulfils Kashmiri woman's entrepreneurial dream

Kashmiri women are also not far behind from their male counterparts in showing their talent in every field, and Nasreena Akhter, a young entrepreneur, is a living example of this. Hailing from militant stronghold Pulwama district, Nasreena started her own business venture of making embroidery items with the help of Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP). Nasreena recalls that she fully established her embroidery unit 'Malik Textiles' after getting a loan from District industries Centre (DIC), Pulwama under PMEGP. With her successful venture, Nasreena also provides employment to 11 people, who are mostly non-locals from Bihar. Her unit produces all kinds of crewel curtains, bed sheets, devout covers, pillow, cushion covers among other things.