Employment Generation, Skill Development, and Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi informed that in the first phase, Sea-Pite Center will be built in 8.5 single areas at a cost of Rs.5 crore. In addition to the first batch of free online coaching for 11000 government job aspirants, starting on Thursday, employment fairs will also be organized by September 17 at 84 locations across Punjab. Under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar program, the State Government has set up 22 first-class District Employment and Enterprise Bureaus (DBEEs).
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Thursday digitally laid the foundation stone of a permanent sea-pit camp at village Asal Utaj in district Tarn Taran. Saluting the unmatched valor of Company Quartermaster Havildar Abdul Hameed, who won the Param Vir Chakra in the 1965 Indo-Pak war, the Chief Minister decided to set up this camp with the aim of providing proper training to the youth of Punjab for selection in military and para-military forces.
Apart from this, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the 7th State Level Mega Employment Fair, which aims to provide 2.5 lakh jobs across Punjab. The Chief Minister also launched free online coaching for government jobs recruitment examinations and ‘Mera Kaam, Mera Maan’ schemes to provide employment assistance allowance (Rs 2500 per month) to construction workers and their children under the Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board. ) will be provided.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister informed that a new Sardar Bahadur Amin Chand Soni Armed Forces Preparatory Institute is being set up at Bajwada in Hoshiarpur at a cost of Rs 26.96 crore to prepare the youth of Punjab for CDSE and other examinations. On average, 1200 youth have been provided jobs every day for the last four years by the Department of Employment Generation, Skill Development, and Training.
The Chief Minister informed that ‘Mission Red Sky’ has been started to ensure direct or indirect job opportunities to drug addicts undergoing treatment in oat clinics in Punjab.