: Over 250 job aspirants got appointment orders from private companies that took part in a job mela here on Saturday.

It was organised by the Tamil Nadu Skill Development Mission. Around 700 youth, including 250 women, turned up for the recruitment at KVS Boys’ Higher Secondary School. The district administration had invited unemployed youth with educational qualification of eighth standard and degree/diploma and those who have undergone vocational training through industrial training institutes.

Fifteen private companies – automobiles, marketing, hospitals, telecommunication, mills and ‘108’ Ambulance Service – interviewed the candidates. The companies offered monthly salaries ranging from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 12,000, the District Employment Officer said.

The companies offered monthly salaries ranging from Rs.5,000 to Rs.12,000