HMMU organizes mega job fair, 250 candidates offered appointments

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 12: Himayat Mission Management Unit (HMMU) in collaboration with more than 25 companies organized a mega job fair in Jammu today in which around 500 candidates trained under Himayat Programme participated.
The event was launched by Chief Operating Officer, HMMU, Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihood Mission (JKSRLM), Kapil Sharma and other officials of HMMU, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), NABARD Consultancy Services (NABCONS) and various project implementing agencies.
Himayat-DDUGKY is implemented on Private-Public-Partnership (PPP) mode, where organizations registered with Union Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) implement the programme as Project Implementing Partners (PIAs).
About 500 candidates participated in the job fair out of which 250 candidates were offered appointments by various employers with salary range of Rs 1.20 lakhs per annum to Rs 2.16 per annum marking an important event for the participating trained candidates.
Speaking on the occasion, Kapil Sharma expressed the hope that in future more youth will be provided training for gainful employment under Himayat. He also exhorted the youth present on the occasion to venture out of J&K to explore better opportunities in private sector.
More than 25 reputed companies including Dominos, Maruti Nexa, Easy Day, Barbeque Nation, Team Lease, Oyo, KFC, Park Hotels, Burger King, Express Bees, Myntra, Swiggy, Portea, Life Plus Nursing Bureau, K4 Enterprises, Dr IT BPO, Gamma, CERT, Hero, Motherson, Relaxo, SBI Card, G4 Securities etc, participated.
The Chief Operating Officer of HMMU later distributed offer letters to the selected candidates. 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.
Among other dignitaries who spoke on the occasion, Zonal Head, ILF&S, Col M M Shah stressed over such regular events which exposes youth to initiatives being taken by Government and also help them create linkages with employment opportunities.


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