Sarita Chauhan inaugurates mega Job Fair at AS Clg Sgr
SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment (L&E) Department Sarita Chauhan on Saturday inaugurated a divisional level mega job fair at Amar Singh College here.
Speaking during the event, the Commissioner Secretary said that the job fair was aimed at bridging the gap between the demand and supply in the job market.
She impressed upon stakeholders to counsel and guide the students to take up skill oriented courses to enhance their employability.
Sarita Chauhan emphasized on the registration of private companies as job providers on employment portal www.jakemp.nic.in.
She further directed the private company representatives to list out the skill requirements in their respective sectors and notify the vacancies available with them from time to time.
She further instructed the director of employment to strengthen and diversify the counselling of youth and try to build a connection with the industry.
The mega job fair was organised by Directorate of Employment J&K and was a first of its kind mega event where a platform was provided to educated unemployed youth of Kashmir division to come face to face with Job providers of 40 companies of private sector.
Around 2000 Job seekers from all 10 districts of Kashmir division participated in the event and interacted with company representatives.
During the job fair, around 1200 youth were shortlisted and registered by the companies, while 15 youth were handed over offer letters on spot and 150 youth were selected for training in hotel management after which they will be recruited in the same field.