Hoshiarpur, July 8
Under the ‘door-to-door employment scheme’ (Ghar Ghar Rozgar Yojna) launched by the state government, Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait on Wednesday handed over offer letters to 40 youths for jobs in various institutions at the District Administrative Complex.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said: “Through the online link issued by the district employment generation bureau, a total of 1,500 posts would be filled up. Out of it, 500 jobs have been provided during the lockdown while 1,000 more jobs would be provided soon.”
She awarded the offer letters to 23 girls and 17 boys and also divulged the details of 500 persons who have been placed, which include three medical officers, 50 volunteers of the dengue investigation team, four lab technicians, a Micro Biologist, 44 Covid surveyors, 122 trainees at the Hawkins, eight helpers of the Usha Martin Ltd, three agency associates at the Kotak Life Insurance, two insurance managers at the Future General Life Insurance, 20 data entry operators in the mining department and ten computer operators working at the Civil Hospital.
Also, many placements have been provided in various commercial establishments ranging from shops to large establishments. She told that under e-self employment about 1,800 applications have been received for starting own businesses for which loan facility would be provided. — OC