The Collector said that an exclusive job fair would be organised by the Department of Employment and Training for those with technical qualification on September 2

The job fair conducted by the Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (MADITSSIA) here on Saturday proved to be a boon for diploma and trader certificate holders, many of whom got employment orders from industry leaders like TVS, Fenner and Hi-Tech Arai.

Among the 1560 aspirants, 1016 turned up for the fair, which was inaugurated by the Collector, Anshul Mishra.

He also handed over job offers to about 20 candidates. There were about 720 other candidates with technical qualification like B. E. or M. E., who had come to the fair. Since there were no information technology companies to recruit them, their applications were handed over to the Assistant Director, Employment and Training, said the MADITSSIA president, V. S. Manimaran.

The Collector said that an exclusive job fair would be organised by the Department of Employment and Training for those with technical qualification on September 28.

Among the recruiting companies were 12 corporate houses and 40 small and medium enterprises.

Employment letters were given to 283 candidates and temporary orders, for apprenticeship and probation, were presented to 355 aspirants.

The profile of job seekers ranged from postgraduate degree to eighth standard qualification. There were also many graduates from the arts and science streams. The recruitment was for positions in general and administrative categories; skilled jobs and computer operations. The companies who participated in the job fair included TVS and Sons, TVS Sri Chakra, T. V. Sundaram Brake Linings, Sundaram Industries, TVS Rubber, SBI Life, ICICI Life Insurance and Penguin Apparels.

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