|HMMU, JKSRLM organises mega Job Fair at Jammu|
|13 Corporates, 289 Candidates Participates|
|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Oct 13: Himayat Mission Management Unit (HMMU) in collaboration with more than 16 companies organized Job Fair in Jammu in which around 289 candidates trained under Himayat Programme participated.
The event was launched in presence of officers from HMMU, State Rural Livelihood Mission (JKSRLM), NABARD, Consultancy Services (NABCONS), NIRDPR and various other Project Implementing Agencies.
About 289 candidates participated in the job fair, of which, 220 candidates were offered appointments by various employers with minimum salary of Rs 1.20 lakhs per annum marking an important event for the participating trained candidates.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Operating Officer, Himayat Mission Management Unit, Kapil Sharma, expressed hope that in future more youth will be provided training for gainful employment under Himayat. He also exhorted the youth present to venture out of J&K to explore better opportunities in private sector.
The fair provided a platform to skilled candidates with career options available in various leading organizations under one roof.
More than 13 reputed companies including Flipkart, Swiggy, Ecom Express, Welspun Pvt Ltd, Competent Synergies, Plan Realty, etc., participated as recruiters to recruit maximum number of trainees for various verticals and offered jobs in different sectors like Telemarketing, Retail & Sales, Front office, Electrical, Real Estate and Logistics etc.
Kapil Sharma, later, distributed offer letters among the selected candidates.
Successfully placed candidates working in different companies at Chandigarh Region shared their experiences with the candidates and exhorted the youth to avail the opportunities available across wide spectrum of private sector.
Under Himayat-DDUGKY, the State's youth in the age group of 15-35 years can undergo skill development and placement free of cost which is inclusive of food, accommodation, uniforms, learning materials and one-time travel to place of placement.
At Present, more than 36 Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) are assigned skill training and placement target in the state.