Number of youths getting jobs rise

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Sep 2017 11:17:53


By Piyush Shrivastava,

Following growing demand from industry for skilled in technical, the Directorate of Employment, has taken an initiative and initiated a programme to seek employment availability from private companies

To enhance placement for youths stepping out from colleges a joint initiative of Madhya Pradesh Directorate of Employment, Madhya Pradesh Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Madhya Pradesh High Education providing fruitful for the job aspirants. In previous session above 1,500 youths got placement in Jabalpur region while in current session only one drive was conducted giving job opportunity to over 400 youths.

It may be mentioned that following growing demand from industry for the skilled in technical as well as non technical areas of employment the Directorate of Employment, Madhya Pradesh has taken an initiative and initiated a programme to seek employment availability from different private companies. After getting availability of vacancies in different companies in different sectors at district level the placement and career guidance camps are being organised.

MS Markam, Deputy Director, District Employment Office, Jabalpur, added that in running season recently a job placement and employment fair was organised in Jablapur Udyog Bhawan, Katanga. In this various private companies have came to conduct selection. Conducting interviews in different rounds have selected above 350 students matching selection criteria. In coming days the selection drive would be conducted with the Colleges and technical institutes as per job vacancies demands comes from different companies.

As at State headquarter level the Government is signing pacts with the private players in different sectors for job placement. There are certain conditions related to package committed and delivered along with other perks as per law in the salary. After this the government is holding
such drives. Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Coordinator, SL Kori says that in September 2017 again with the ISDE Private Limited we would be organizing a mega placementdrive with the Indian Technical Training Institute for youths in Jabalpur.

In this drive various placements would be made in technical side. He said for the placement the joint initiatives are being created on mutual consent of government institutions and organisations. The mediation by government agencies is acting like platform to share the information of availability of job and job seekers. Dr Arun Shukla, Regional Coordinator, Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme at Lead College Mahakoshal Government Arts and Commerce College opined that the idea of holding career guidance and placement drives involving government institutions for technical and non-technical placements have created a trust amongst aspirants over placement agency and institution both. Simultaneously it also reduced the drop out rate of placements. As the agencies coming for placement were delivering to selected person what committed to the institutions before participation.