SRINAGAR: A two-day Employment Fair was Friday organized by the Department of Employment and Counselling in Ramban district of Jammu region.
An official handout issued here said the event was inaugurated by MLA Ramban, Neelam Langeh, at Ramlila ground in Maitra area.
The Fair was organised for attracting the unemployed youth of the district towards various activities of “income-generating nature”, it said, adding that various officials were present in the event.
The event started with local folk dance, called Thali Dance, and folk music programmes organised by DIC Ramban, it said.
It said various government departments and other institutions established their stalls in the Fair to inform the youths about schemes offered by the government.
These include the departments of Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries, Horticulture, Agriculture, Sericulture, J&K Bank, Army, Handicrafts, Handlooms and Social Welfare.