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PM Felicitates Successful Candidates From Skill India’s Rozgar Mela

Organised by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Skill India’s Rozgar Melas have provided umpteen opportunities to job seekers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated candidates who successfully completed their course under the PMKVY and got job offers at the recently concluded Kaushal Mahotsav in Varanasi on Sunday. 

The Kaushal Mahotsav, a two-day diversified skill development festival, was organised by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in Varanasi on 12th and 13th February. 

The event included a Kaushal Pradarshani (Skill Exhibition), Rozgar Mela (Job Fair) and distribution of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certificates to individuals with prior learning experience or skilled under the skills introduced under RPL scheme. More than 125 leading organisations from 20 sectors including beauty and wellness, retail, agriculture, information technology, automobile, leather, hospitality, and more participated in the Mahotsav and offered job prospects to 1600 candidates. Companies like Vardhman, Carnival Cinemas, Biba Apparel, Barbeque Nation, Kotak, Café Coffee Day, Swiggy, Better Place, Vastu Estate came forward and hired candidates in job roles such as Sales Executive, Warehouse Executive, Retail Trainee Associate, Customer Service Beauty Therapist and more.

Expressing his views, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister, MSDE, Government of India, said, “The country has a huge resource at its disposal. One that is properly used can ensure India becomes an economic superpower in the next few years. Towards this, a number of skill development initiatives have been introduce for the youth in Uttar Pradesh."

As part of the inauguration, the Prime Minister felicitated 35-year-old Rinki Pandey, from Gorakhpur is specially-abled and trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Rinki received an offer letter from a reputed corporate, Better Place in the job role of Telecaller with a monthly salary of Rs 16,500. Till date, Nearly 90 lakh candidates have been trained under PMKVY phase 1 and 2. Then there was 23-year-old Manvendra Singh, who trained at an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Fitter trade. During the Mahotsav, Manvendra was hired by Vastu Vihar, a real estate firm with a monthly salary of Rs 10,000. Sameer Ahmad has also received training at an ITI in Karaundi for a job role of Computer Operator. He has also been hired by Better Place as a Recruiter with a monthly salary of Rs 16,500.

 




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