600 youth registered, 100 placed at ‘Mega Job Fair’ in Poonch

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POONCH: Employment & Counseling Centre Poonch organised a ‘Mega Job Fair’ at Government Degree College Poonch on Monday
The fair saw participation from large number of private sector employers, security and other services agencies.
More than 600 youth were registered with District Employment & Counseling Centre during the fair. More than 100 placements were also made to about 30 employers during the fair, an official handout read.
During the program, officers interacted with unemployed youth of the district and advised them to “explore multiple avenues including private sector”.
Speaking on the occasion, District Development Commissioner Poonch, Tariq Ahmed Zargar advised private sector employers to “conduct frequent drives in far-flung areas to tap the talent in these areas”.
Assistant Director Employment, Zamood Ahmed briefed about the aims and objectives of this program and assured that such program shall be frequently organised in future. He revealed that matter regarding opening of 24×7 library and permanent counseling centre has been taken up with higher authorities and is expected to be established shortly, the handout added.