New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the Gujarat Employment Fair through video message, on Saturday said that the central government is working on providing 10 lakh jobs. He said that states and union territories are also joining the campaign, which will increase this number significantly.
The Prime Minister congratulated thousands of young candidates who were given appointment letters to various posts in different grades. The Prime Minister recalled that on the auspicious day of Dhanteras, he started a national level job fair where he distributed appointment letters to 75,000 candidates. The Prime Minister had said on Dhanteras Day that similar job fairs would be organised in different states and union territories. He said, Gujarat has progressed rapidly and today 5,000 candidates are getting appointment letters from Gujarat Panchayat Seva Board, 8,000 candidates are getting appointment letters from Gujarat Sub Inspector Recruitment Board and Lokrakshak Recruitment Board. The Prime Minister commended the Chief Minister of Gujarat and his team for this quick response. The Prime Minister said that in the recent past, 10 thousand youths have been given appointment letters in Gujarat and a target has been set to fill 35,000 posts in the next one year.
The Prime Minister credited the state’s new industrial policy for creating employment and self-employment opportunities in Gujarat. He praised digital platforms like Ojas and the end of the interview process in Category 3 and 4 posts. He said that through ‘Annubhav’ mobile app and web portal, employment is being facilitated by connecting job-seekers in the state. Similarly, the rapid recruitment model of Gujarat Public Service Commission has been appreciated at the national level.
The Prime Minister said that such employment fairs would continue to be organized at the national and state level in the coming months. While the central government is working on providing 10 lakh jobs, states and union territories are also joining this campaign, the number will increase significantly.
Underlining the vital role these youths play in India’s progress towards Developed Nation status by 2047, the Prime Minister asked them to fulfill their duty towards the society and the country. He also asked them to continue to learn and be skilled and not to consider finding a job as the end of their development. The Prime Minister concluded that doing one’s work with dedication will give immense satisfaction and open the door to growth and progress.