Rozgar Mela: As part of the 'Rozgar Mela' drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributed about 71,000 appointment letters to newly-inducted recruits on Friday, January 20. According to the PMO, the Prime Minister distributed these appointment letters in different government departments and organisations and addressed them via video-conferencing at around 10:30 am.
'Rozgar Mela' has become an identity of our good governance. It is a testament to our commitment towards keeping our promises. In the business world, it is said that 'consumer is always right'. Similarly, 'Citizen is always right' should be the motto of Governance," PM Modi said.
He further said that his government is committed to continually creating employment and self-employment opportunities.
Notably, PM Modi had launched the 'Rozgar Mela' drive last year to give jobs to 10 lakh people. The PMO said it is a step towards the fulfilment of Modi's commitment to accord the highest priority to employment generation.
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'Rozgar Mela' to provide meaningful opportunities to youth: PMO
According to the PMO, the 'Rozgar Mela' is anticipated to act as a catalyst in further employment generation and provide meaningful opportunities to the youth for their empowerment and participation in national development.
Selected from across the country, the new recruits will join various positions under the central government like junior engineers, loco pilots, technicians, inspectors, sub-inspectors, constables, stenographers, junior accountants, grameen dak sevaks, Income Tax inspectors, teachers, nurses, doctors, social security officers among others.
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The experience of newly inducted officials in learning from the 'Karmayogi Prarambh' module will also be shared during the programme. The module is an online orientation course for all new appointees in various government departments, the PMO added.
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It should be mentioned here that several union ministers will visit different states for on January to provide jobs to the youth under the 'Rozgar Mela'. A total of 45 ministers are likely to take part in the Mela including senior ministers like Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Hardeep Puri, Anurag Thakur, and others.
(With inputs from agencies)