The Punjab Government is in process to fill more than one lakh Govt. Vacancies in its various departments. Govt. is doing their best efforts to recruit its youth in Private as well as Government sector. These are the words of Technical Education & Industrial Training Minister, Govt. of Punjab S. Charanjit Singh Channi. Cabinet Minister Channi was the Chief Guest at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University main campus & he inaugurated 5th state level Mega Job Fair here. Congress MLA from Sultanpur Lodhi S. Navtej Singh Cheema also joined inaugural session as special guest with Minister Channi. Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Sharma Vice Chancellor IKGPTU chaired the inaugural session.In his inaugural speech Cabinet Minister Channi said that in 5th Mega Job Fair, which will continue till 30th September, 2019, various companies will offer 2.10 lakh job vacancies in the private sector along with special emphasis on facilitating self employment loans to One lakh youth.Minister S. Charanjit Singh Channi said that Govt. is organizing 5th Job Fair at 70+ locations of the state in which 2000+ companies are going to offer jobs to Punjabi Youth. The Minister briefed that during this drive a high-end Job Fair would also be organized at ISB Mohali on 18th September in which 25 Multi-national Companies will offer packages from Rs. 03 to 09 lakh against 800 vacancies. Mr. Channi said that Punjab Government has organized 4 State Level Mega Job fairs and one International Job Fair. He said that during the present regime since 2017 to till date, more than 8 lac beneficiaries have been facilitated with employment/self employment opportunities in private as well as government sector.
He further said that the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is personally monitoring the activities of the Ghar Ghar Rozgar which is the flagship scheme of the government and the Chief Minister himself has taken personal initiative to setup District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, which have been established at district Headquarters in all the 22 districts and are fully functional since November 2018.On this Occasion, Vice Chancellor IKGPTU Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Sharma said that A Series of Job fair is very much helpful to fulfill Punjabi youth’s dream Jobs and University is always in support to State Govt.’s initiatives. Prof. Sharma said that it is a proud movement for us that Government & specially Chief Minister Punjab personally taking interest to provide maximum opportunities to Punjabi youth. He briefed that Today at IKGPTU campus 30+ companies are available to offer 2300 jobs and more than 1500 applicants are registered as applicant. During the event MLA Sultanpur Lodhi Navtej Cheema also addressed to students about the Govt.'s vision in context of balanced jobs to Punjabi Youth. Registrar IKGPTU Dr. S.S. Walia delivered vote of thanks in the end. From Administration side ADC Kapurthala Avtar Singh Bhullar, SDM Varinderpal Bjawa and District Employment Officer Neelam Mahe & Deputy Director Employment Jatinder Sareen were also present and joined inaugural session.