Delhi government will organize a 11-day job summit in the national capital starting Saturday in order to provide employment opportunities to youngsters.
As many as 25 private companies will participate in the summit, which will be held across four district employment exchanges, offering job opportunities to thousands of youngsters.
“Around 25 private companies have been approached and they have given their consent for participation and will offer jobs to unemployed persons,” labour minister Gopal Rai said.
The jobs to be provided to interested candidates are those of housekeepers, attendants, security guards, helpers, tele-callers, financial planning advisors, drivers, peons and data entry operators among others, the minister said.
The government has also decided to provide training programmes for those candidates who failed in interviews, said parliamentary secretary (employment) Sarita Singh.
“This is being done for the first time that government will give training to such youngsters who could not pass their interview in the job summit,” Singh said.
“Government will ink agreement with such companies which have expertise in skill training field,” she added.
The summit will be organised simultaneously at the four District Employment Exchanges in RK Puram, Vishwas Nagar in Shahadara, Kirby Place in Delhi Cantt and at the IARI Complex in Pusa.
A concluding session of the job summit will also be organised on August 11 in North Delhi’s Civil Lines area, Singh said.
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