Modi to hand over job letters to 13,000 youths in Vadodara today

Chief minister Narendra Modi will hand over appointment letters to more than 13,000 youths who have been recruited as employees or apprentices by private firms in five districts of central Gujarat,at a function in the city on Tuesday.

Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: April 10, 2012 7:18 am

Chief minister Narendra Modi will hand over appointment letters to more than 13,000 youths who have been recruited as employees or apprentices by private firms in five districts of central Gujarat,at a function in the city on Tuesday.

While around 10,000 youths would be given appointment letters for jobs at 117 firms,3,251 would be given appointment letters for apprenticeship at 181 firms in Vadodara,Anand,Panchamahals,Dahod and Kheda districts.

In Vadodara,3,400 youths have been offered jobs. The figures in Anand,Kheda,Panchamahals and Dahod are 2463,2378,1173 and 408,respectively.

Major firms including Tata,L & T,IIT,ABB,Apolo Tyres have offered jobs for technical and supervisory responsibilities,officials of regional employment office said.

The firms in Anand have offered salaries in the range of Rs 3,400 to Rs 15,000 per month.

On the other hand,the apprentices would get monthly stipend of Rs 1970.

Noticeably,none of the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have offered any jobs. Officials said this was due to recruitment rules of the companies.

Majority of the youths who have been offered jobs hold certificate of industrial training and diplomas.

However,there are a number of those who hold engineering and management degrees.

An MBA in Anand has received a salary offer of Rs 1.8 lakh per annum from IDMC,a subsidiary of National Dairy development Board (NDDB),district employment officer of Anand Sunil Vijayvargiy said.

The recruitment was done through walk-in-interviews at 81 job fairs in the region since November last year. The fairs were organised by respective district employment exchanges.

Tuesday’s function will be held at Akota stadium at 5.30 pm. Besides Modi,Labour and Employment Minister Vaju Vala,

Urban Development Minister Nitin Patel and local MLAs will also attend the function,a release from Vadodara district information bureau said.

The recruitment is a routine process carried out by district employment exchange offices and district industrial training offices.

It is for the first time that the Labour and Employment Department of the state government has decided to hold public functions at which Modi would hand over appointment letters to recruits.

This would be second such function after the one held at Rajkot on Monday. It would be followed by similar functions in Surat and Ahmedabad.

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