SRINAGAR, May 30: Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said the Department of Employment will sponsor Civil Services coaching for deserving students of the State and will bear all the expenses of their boarding and lodging.
Minister asked the department to select 10 each from Jammu and Kashmir division for IAS coaching and 15 each from Jammu and Kashmir provinces for KAS coaching at some reputed institutions in the country. He said the department will bear all their expenses including tuition fee, boarding and lodging.
The Minister said this while reviewing the performance of the Departments of Labour and Employment in a meeting here today.
Vice-Chairman Board J&K Building and other construction workers’ Welfare Board Mudasir Amin Khan, Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment, Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Labour Commissioner Bashir Ahmad Khan, Director Employment GR Mir, senior officers of the department district officers and district officers were present in the meeting.
While reviewing the performance of the Department of Employment, Minister was informed that free of cost coaching is being provided to the Civil Services aspirants at Pulwama, Kulgam and Kupwara and free of cost study material was also provided to the participating candidates. Officials said the Career Counseling Officers of the department provide counseling and career guidance to the students in various educational institutions through regular visits.
Bukhari directed the officers to visit the schools, colleges and Universities to conduct career counseling so that the students make up their mind in particular trade since their initial days of colleges so that they can prepare in a better way.