DK HRD centre 2nd in State

5,081 people have registered for jobs

The Dakshina Kannada district Human Resource Development Centre which was set up in 2009, now stands second in State, after Bangalore, thanks to the steady efforts by the centre to provide employment and training the youth.

According to the information available, in 2012-13 (till January 31), 5,081 people have registered their name for jobs in the centre. Among them, 1,217 persons have got jobs and 290 people have changed their profession through the centre. A total of 160 candidates were trained by the centre during this time.

During 2011-12, between April 2011 and March, around 6162 people registered their names in the HRD Centre, out of which 159 people got new jobs. A total of 2,423 persons were selected during the period. A total of 280 candidates were trained in the centre.

The centre has conducted 8 job fairs till date this year. A total of 5,680 persons participated in the job fair including graduates (2481), postgraduates (947) and diploma holders (777).

Meanwhile, 947 candidates have been selected by 107 companies through job fairs. In 2011-12, the centre had conducted 10 job fairs (including one special fair in association with Kushalnagar centre) and 165 companies participated in the job fairs.
Speaking to Deccan Herald, HRD Centre Manager Rithesh Amin said that more number of people register their names in the month of March.

Stating that Human Resource Development Centre  may get around 7,000 registrations in the whole year, HRD Centre Manager claimed that the centre has achieved growth, though there were no new projects by the government.

Another job fair

Stating that the centre would conduct another major job fair in association with Srinivas Education Institutions in March, he hoped that around 40 companies from construction, education, health care, insurance, petro chemicals, auto mobile, hospitality, bio-technology, energy, retail, BPO and IT, manufacturing, administrative, sales and marketing would offer jobs. “We expect more than 2000 job seekers,” he said.

Training on MES

Under VTP (Volunteer Training Providers), a Union government scheme, the HRD Centre has started giving MES (Modular Employability Training) for the last two months. The training duration will be 2 months.

There is a plan to start training on Kannada typing as well, he added.

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