Mega job mela today

Staff Reporter

Some 50 companies to participate in the event

Nearly 2,000 job aspirants are likely to be recruited

Training will be imparted to unemployed youth

VIJAYAWADA: All arrangements have been made for the mega job mela being organised by the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) at Dandamudi Rajagopala Rao Indoor Stadium on Sunday. The Corporation is organising the job mela under Rajiv Udyogasri programme launched by the State Government.

The mela offers direct job opportunities and also job opportunities after imparting training. ITI fitters, diploma holders, helpers, turners, drivers, people experienced in computer software and hardware, engineers, fashion designers, nurses, house-keepers, insurance agents and tailors are some of the job opportunities that are being offered directly. Training would be imparted in multi-media, air-ticketing, office executives, nursing, accounting packages, painting, electrician and plumbing before offering jobs.

About 50 companies are participating in the proposed mela and nearly 2,000 job aspirants are likely to be recruited. Candidates in the age group of 18 to 35 years and those who have passed at least 8th class or ITI diploma holders, besides other degree holders, could attend the mela. Salaries to be offered will be based on the qualification and experience of the candidates, according to VMC Urban Community Development (UCD) Project Officer D. Chandrasekhar.

He said candidates would have to register their names at the stalls of the companies and attend examination or interviews. Training would be imparted to the unemployed youth under Indira Kranti Patham (IKP)’s Urban Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA).

Among the firms that are expected to attend are Priya Foods (Vijayawada), Delta Sugars (Vijayawada), Hyderabad Industries (Kondapalli), Incap Ltd (Nidamanur), Automotive Manufacturings (Vijayawada), Kranti Transport (Autonagar), Siddhartha Public School (Mogalrajpuram), Ravindra Solvent Oils Ltd (Autonagar), Sriram Life Insurance (Vijayawada), Efftronics (Vijayawada), Eureka Forges (Vijayawada), Orange IT (Vijayawada), Max Newyork Life Insurance (Vijayawada), LIC of India (Vijayawada), Dr. Reddy’s Foundation (Hyderabad), APITCO (Hyderabad), CEDIT (Hyderabad).

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