Urges youth to avail benefits from welfare schemes
REASI: The aim of organising job fairs is to educate and aware the unemployed educated youth about various welfare and job-oriented schemes of the government and youth should avail maximum benefits from the schemes being implemented by different departments and establish themselves as entrepreneurs bringing about a paradigm shift from job seekers to job providers.
This was stated by Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda while inaugurating one-day job fair at Sports Stadium Reasi here on Sunday.
The job fair was organised by the District Employment and Counselling Centre Reasi.
The event marked a new and novel initiative by the department in which job vacancies from various establishments were sought and offered to the aspiring job seekers in the job fair after registering them with the Department of Employment and Counselling Center Reasi, read an official handout.
Speaking on the occasion, AD Employment Aamir Choudhary said that the employment department was running five self help group for unemployed engineers besides providing books from library and career counselling services to the students of different institutions and schools. “A total of 2500 unemployment youths have been registered during the last three years,” he said.
During the day long fair, the employment department made registration of over 250 unemployed individuals out of which 50 were shortlisted on the spot for various establishments and agencies including Narayana Hospital Kakriyal, Trikuta Agro, CIC security and White Hotel, the handout added.