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Recruitment drive for unemployed J&K youth

Recruitment drive for unemployed J&K youth
The initiative could be a significant step ahead of BJP-PDP’s government formation in the valley. It was learnt that over 10 corporate houses including Tata Motors and Reliance from across India will be visiting Kupwara for a two day recruitment drive on 18th and 19th February 2015.

The corporate houses from various sectors including Finance, Tourism, Human Resource, Construction, Automation and Information Technology & IT Enabled Services will be scouting for fresh talent from the border district of Kupwara.

This drive is a part of series of mega selection drives being conducted in the state to scout fresh talent from the State. Eight more such drives are planned in the state in the next two months to cover the far flung areas including Samba, Sopore, Baramulla, Kathua, Reasi and Doda.

Three drives have already been conducted in Srinagar, Jammu and Udhampur which has shown tremendous response from the students. “In these drives nearly 2,400 candidates were selected and many more from the final year academic session were shortlisted for selection in Corporate India,” MHA statement reads.

The scheme is based on the recommendations of the Rangarajan Committee for setting up a progressive programme for training of the youth of Jammu and Kashmir by the Corporate located in different states of the country and making these youth employable.

More than 6,000 candidates have joined training till date of whom more than 2,500 have been given jobs by leading corporate like Tata Consultancy Services, Reliance, CMC, Ligare, Tata Motors, Yes Bank, Canara Bank etc.
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