HRD centre to start job registration in rural areas

Centre to conduct 7 job fairs this year, MES training from next month

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Centre in Mangalore, said to be the second best employment exchange centre in the State after Bangalore has achieved 23 per cent of overall growth for the year 2013-14. It includes an aggregate growth in registration, training and placement. 

According to the available information, in the year 2013-14, there were 7,456 names in employment registration list including 180 new registrations. A total of 247 candidates were trained through the HRD Centre, while 1,862 applicants got jobs in various companies. In addition, five job fairs were organised in the year. 

The first one was organised at the HRD Centre in Lalbagh, on May 23, 2013. Out of 157 candidates, 60 were selected by five companies in the fair. In the second job fair at Government ITI Kadri, on September 21, 2013, around 22 companies participated. This time 207 candidates were selected out of 1,186. The 55th job fair  of the centre which was held at Lalbagh on November 16, 2013 in which five companies selected 49 candidates out of 91. Another job fair was held on November 30, 2013, wherein a total number of 112 candidates were selected by nine companies. The last job fair was held on March 22, 2014, in which five companies selected 15 candidates, out of 53. 

7 job fairs this year

In total, 1,855 job aspirants participated in the job fairs and their educational stutus included: Below SSLC (11), SSLC (38), PUC (171), ITI (165), diploma (223), graduate (447), post graduate (310) and  technical graduates or BE (360) were selected in the year. “This year the Directorate has ordered all HRD Centres to conduct at least one quarterly job fair, but we have plans to conduct seven fairs this year. Though there is a budgetary limitation, we are positive about achieving the task,” said Mangalore HRD Centre Manager Rithesh Amin.

Registration in rural areas

Amin said that an employment registration programme will be started in rural areas like Sullia, Kadaba, aiming at the educated people in rural areas. Along with this, a long pending Modular Employment Skill (MES) programme, a two-month training on the basics of computer, internet, personality development and soft skill training will be started at the centre, from June. The centre will try its level best to help job aspirants, he said. 

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