: A two-day job fair by T.V.Sundram Iyengar and Sons Limited and its subsidiaries began at Srirangam on Friday.

Inaugurating the fair at the Boys Higher Secondary School, Srirangam, P.Thangamani, Minister for Industries, said the government was taking various steps to provide employment for youths and the fair at Srirangam was organised at the initiative of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who represents the constituency.

Placement orders for those selected through the fair would be handed over by Ms.Jayalalithaa, he said.

N.R.Sivapathi, Minister for School Education, Youth Welfare and Sports, said the Chief Minister has announced various development initiatives for Srirangam constituency and Tiruchi district.

The job fair is to recruit candidates in various cadres for over 300 vacancies in the companies.