The Punjab Government would organize first of its kind International Job Fair in the country which would be inaugurated by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh who would also distribute the appointment letters to the youth on the occasion.Disclosing this after chairing a high level meeting here today at his residence, the Industrial Training and Employment Generation Minister, Punjab, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi said that the fair would be held on 30th of July. He also divulged that during the fair about 5000 youth would be given jobs in companies of various countries.The minister also said that a 3 member coordination committee has been formed comprising of 3 officers which would collect the data of the youth interested in jobs and coordinate with the companies providing jobs and departments also.During the meeting, it was also decided that agreements be inked with the technical education and skill development institutions for running joint bilateral courses and ensure employment in foreign lands for the youth after course completion.
In another important decision, it was decided to prepare the curriculum of the technical education, polytechnic and engineering colleges in accordance with the international standards for which a 3 day seminar would be held soon.The minister also said that many universities of international repute have offered to run bilateral courses under which the satellite centres would be started by the international universities and courses run.Among others present in the meeting included Mr. Rajat Bhatnagar from National Skill Development Council, Executive Officer of Travel, Hospitality and Skill Development Council Sonali Sinha, Secretary Technical Education Mr. D.K. Tewari, Secretary Technical Education Board Mr. Chander Gaind, Director Hospitality Mr. D.P.S. Kharbanda, Director Technical Education Mr. Praveen Thind, Vice Chancellor of I.K. Gujral PTU Dr. Ajay Sharma and officers of the Technical Education, Employment Generation and PTU.