The Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would organize second state level job fairs in government and private institutions across the state from February 20 to March 8, 2018. The Technical Education & Industrial Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi presided over a meeting here today to chalk out the plan for organizing these Job Fairs.Giving details after the meeting Mr. Channi said that Job Fairs would be inaugurated by Cabinet Ministers of the Punjab Government at four different places on February 20. After the completion of Job Fairs the appointment letters would be given to the selected youth by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh during a Mega Job fair which would be held at Ludhiana.The Technical Education Minister said that the Punjab government is working with utmost sincerity to provide jobs and employment to the youth of the state. He said that this year, the Punjab Government is inviting more than 2000 companies to provide employment during the Job Fairs. Apart from this, all the small, Medium & large industrial units of the state are also being motivated to join these fairs to provide jobs to the Youth of the state.
Channi said that this year, the ambit of job fairs is also being increased. In these fairs, besides the technical education this year department of employment generation, medical education and Higher education are also being made partners. He said that in principle it has been decided that the cabinet ministers would inaugurate the state level job fairs on February 20, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal at Bathinda, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra at Patiala and Education Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary at Amritsar and technical education Minister at Chandigarh University, Gharuan.The Technical Education Minister said that online registration for Job fairs would start from February1. He said that this year there has been a lot of changes in the online portal of the department and the complete data of the youth and Industry would be available on the portal.In the meeting it was also decided to appoint a nodal officer from each concerned department, government and private institutions for hassle free flow of information and data compilation. The nodal officer should collect all the information for the Job fairs and work as a link for the success of these Job Fairs.Others prominent present in the meeting included Mr. MP Singh Additional Chief Secretary Technical Education, Ms Bhawna Garg Director Punjab Skill Development Mission, Mr. Praveen Thind Director Technical Education, Mr. Harjeet Singh DPI Colleges, representatives of Medical Education Department, private universities and government polytechnics and industrial training institutes.