Telangana

Overwhelming response to job mela

Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment addressing the gathering at job mela held in Nizamabad on Saturday:

Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment addressing the gathering at job mela held in Nizamabad on Saturday:   | Photo Credit: K_V_ RAMANA

1,364 eligible candidates given job letters

A Mega Job Mela, held here on Saturday under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, evoked an overwhelming response from the unemployed educated youth.

Braving the rain a large number of candidates thronged the premises of Haricharan Junior College since morning where the mela was inaugurated by Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya.

Activists of Bharatiya Janata Party and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, helped maintain order at the counters and disciplined the candidates to come in queues. Industry and business-wise counters were categorized and arranged at different rooms.

Industry majors

The mela which continued till 6 p.m. was attended by industry majors TCS, Flipkart, Tech Mahindra, Andhra Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI, LIC, Team Weavers, Advent Global, Karvy, B.S Healthcare Services and Omkar Healthcare Services, among others.

In all, 65 companies opened counters to recruit employees. Out of 3,100 candidates who appeared for the interview for on the spot selections 1,364 were given offer letters by the companies, according to K. Dileep Kumar, Ex-MLC and coordinator of the Job Mela.

Inaugurating the mela Mr. Dattatreya said that providing employment to eligible and needy candidates was one of the top priorities of Narendra Modi led NDA Government, and hence his ministry conducted a total of 850 such job melas across the country till date. “This is the sixth mela in Telangana and the ministry plans to organize such events in all districts,” he said.

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