Pulwama leading the way towards Youth led development: Chowdary
PULWAMA: The district administration Pulwama on Monday organised a mega Job fair at Chersoo, Awantipora in collaboration with District Industries Centre.
The job fair was held in continuing its efforts to bring government services at the door steps of people under Government’s ambitious Back to Village-4 programme.
The ‘Rozgar Mela’ was inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama Dr Baseer ul Haq Chowdary in presence of Additional Deputy Commissioners’ of Pulwama, Awantipora and other district officers.
Speaking on the occasion, DC said that the Government is trying its level best to provide best skilling and employment opportunities to the youth through various schemes.
He emphasized that educated youth should come forward and take benefits of the schemes and programmes.
He urged stakeholders for full cooperation and to generate awareness about Govt schemes in the larger interest of the unemployed youth of the district.
He said that Pulwama was leading the way towards Youth led development besides the active participation of youth in the decision making process of the government.
Employment Officer of District Employment and Counseling Centre (DE&CC) Pulwama Junaid Ahmad Malla spoke about the recent initiatives of Mission Youth, J&K in the area of self-employment like MUMKIN, TEJASWINI, Spurring Entrepreneurship, Rise Together-Community Entrepreneurship and SAHAYTA.
He also impressed upon the audience to register on the employment portal of Government of Jammu and Kashmir (www.jakemp.nic.in) developed to bring Job Seekers and Job Providers on a common platform.
Later, the DC inspected various stalls set up by line departments including the Department of Horticulture, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Khadi and Village Industries, District Industries Centre, Handloom and Floriculture.
The DC handed over sanction letters to 7 out of 10 job aspirants to establish their own business units.
During the fair, several unemployed educated youth registered themselves with different departments.
PRI members, prominent citizens and a large number of youth participated in the programme.