Jalandhar DC bats for convergence of all the Employment generation programs under a single umbrella

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 05, 2017 04:35 PM

Jalandhar: Batting for convergence of efforts made by all the departments for employment generation under a single umbrella, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar  Varinder Kumar Sharma said that it would help in for opening new vistas of employment for the youth in the district.


Presiding over the maiden meeting of the newly formed Governing Council of the District Bureau of Employment and Entrepreneur at the District Administrative Complex, the Deputy Commissioner said that newly constituted District Employment and Commerce bureau would be instrumental in fulfilling the promise of ‘Ghar Ghar Naukri’.  Sharma said that all the departments like Industry, Welfare, Education, Technical Education, Panchayats, Local Government, Banks and others besides the Captains of Industry must take up this cause with a missionary zeal. He said that it would help in providing jobs to the needy youth which would help in curbing the menace of unemployment on one hand and would accelerate the economy growth of the state on other.


The Deputy Commissioner said that there was no dearth of skilled manpower in the state adding that there was a huge potential amongst our youth to cope up with the demand of skilled manpower by the industries. He asked the Technical Education department to prepare database of the skilled youth having degree/ diploma from the ITIs.  Sharma then asked the Industry and Labour department to tie up with the industry for their need of skilled manpower adding that then youth from database could be asked to apply for the jobs in the concerned industrial units.   


The Deputy Commissioner also asked the Education Department to organize camps for awakening the youth about various schemes of the state government. He also asked the department to prepare data of the school drop outs so that special thrust could be laid on providing employment to them.  Sharma further asked the Rural Development and Panchayat Department and Local Government department to publicize the various skill courses offered by the state government in villages and cities to ensure that the youth could be gainfully employed to live their life with dignity and pride.


Prominent amongst other present on the occasion included Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh, Deputy Director Employment Generation Sanjeeda Beri, District Guidance Counselor  Surjit Lal, Director RUDSET  Jagdish Lal and others. 

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