MoS Defence to give job orders in Jammu
JAMMU, June: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute about 70,000 appointment letters to newly inducted recruits tomorrow via video conferencing and will also address these appointees on the occasion.
Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Dr Jitendra Singh will conduct proceedings of the Rozgar Mela from New Delhi while in Jammu, Union Minister of Defence and Tourism Ajay Bhatt will distribute the letters among the newly appointed youth at a function to be held at Jammu Convention Centre.
The Rozgar Mela will be held at 43 locations across the country.
The recruitments are taking place across Central Government Departments as well as State Governments/UTs supporting this initiative, an official statement said.
The new recruits, selected from across the country will be joining the Government in various offices including Department of Financial Services, Department of Posts, Department of School Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Defence, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Atomic Energy, Ministry of Railways, Department of Audit and Accounts, Department of Atomic Energy and Ministry of Home Affairs, among others.
“The Rozgar Mela is a step towards fulfilment of the commitment of the Prime Minister to accord highest priority to employment generation. It is expected to act as a catalyst in further employment generation and provide meaningful opportunities to the youth for their empowerment and participation in national development,” the statement said.
As per the officials, the ‘Rozgar Melas’ will be made a regular exercise across the country including the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
“This will give boost to employment opportunities,” sources said, adding that more and more Government departments are coming forward with advertisement of vacancies and recruitment on fast track basis to absorb unemployed youth.
This will be fourth ‘Rozgar Mela’ in Jammu and Kashmir, the first being on November 22, 2022 which was also inaugurated by the Prime Minister through video conferencing and later the Union Ministers distributed appointment letters to the candidates at different places including Jammu and Srinagar. The second such Mela was held on April 13, 2023 where Union Minister Krishan Pal Gurjar distributed letters here after the Prime Minister’s address to the new recruits.
Third Mela was held here on May 17 in which Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Kailash Choudhary had given the appointment letters.
The appointments are being made by different Ministries and Departments including Ministries of Defence, Home Affairs, External Affairs, Communication, Education, Atomic Energy etc.
The Mission Karmayogi Prarambh has been associated with the Rozgar Mela since the last few series that has helped new employees gain induction training.
The newly inducted appointees are also getting an opportunity to train themselves through Karmayogi Prarambh, an online module on iGOT Karmayogi portal, where more than 400 e-learning courses have been made available for ‘anywhere any device’ learning format.