Women Job Fair Ludhiana: Giving impetus to its Ghar Ghar Rozgar Scheme, the Punjab government has decided to conduct a job fair for women on Friday, where 3,400 jobs will be up for grabs.The Rozgar Mela for women, to be held at the District Industries Centre, Ludhiana, on November 3, will cater specifically to the employment needs of female students from the streams of textile designing, knitting, tailoring and others, a spokesperson for the chief minister’s office said here today.
The fair, he said, aims at giving opportunity to qualified young girls, who have passed out from various educational institutions, to kickstart their careers. Many hosiery and apparel manufacturing companies are expected to attend the fair, the spokesperson added. The state government launched its ambitious employment mission — Ghar Ghar Rozgar — on September 5 in Mohali, where Chief Minister Amarinder Singh handed over appointment letters to 25 youths. The fair saw the presentation of a total of 27,000 appointment letters, including 3,000 for government posts, to young men and women. Accoding to the spokesperson, the employment generation department, in collaboration with the industries department, also organised four women job fair Ludhiana, Mohali, Jalandhar and Amritsar last month, offering a total of 10,207 jobs to the unemployed youth till October 30.Department of Industries and Commerce was working closely with various industries and industrial organisations, including CII, Mohali Industries Association (Mohali), ASSOCHAM, PHDCCI etc, to help realise the Government’s promise, as mandated in the Congress election manifesto.
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