Job fair held at Shopian

Photo: Jammu and kashmir Information Department
Photo: Jammu and kashmir Information Department

Deputy Commissioner Owais Ahmed on Wednesday inaugurated a job fair organised by the district employment &counsellingcentre in Shopian.

According to an officialspokesperson, while interacting with job seekers, the DC exhorted upon them toavail self-employment schemes being implemented by different departments.

He complimented theemployment department for roping in  private companies working within the district/division to provideemployment to educated unemployed youth of the district.

He urged upon the studentsand unemployed youth not to remain dependent on public sector and instead availopportunities in ever diversifying private sector and self-employmentopportunities available through government schemes.

Over a thousand un-employededucated youth and students of different Degree Colleges and PolytechnicCollege participated in the job fair.

Earlier, officers from linedepartments and private companies explained in detail, nature of posts andself-employment opportunities available with their respectiveorganizations/departments.

Assistant DirectorEmployment, Syed AbidHussain, besides Career counseling officer DE&CCShopianManzoor Ahmad Rather spoke during inaugural ceremony and educated theparticipants about different employment and self-employment schemes run by theGovernment.

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