RANCHI: Chief Minister Hemant Soren distributed 11,406 letters of job offers from private sector companies on Thursday and announced that his government would soon propose legislation to meet the cost of preparing for the various competitions for deserving local students so that they n not have to abandon their studies mid-term due to financial constraints.
Soren distributed the letters in an official ceremony at Morhabadi Ground in the afternoon during a program titled Sthaniya Niyojan Niti Sah Niyuukti Patr Vitran samaroh (distribution ceremony of the local employment policy and the letter of appointment).
Soren said that with the release of the employment letters, his government’s law to reserve 75% of jobs in state-based private companies has been implemented.
“Our government has now introduced the 75% quota for local youth in the private sector and its implementation has started,” he said. Soren’s cabinet ministers, Alamgir Alam (rural development) and Satyanand Bhokta (Labour and Employment) as well as Acting Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Singh were present at the ceremony.
Citing how his government was working for students from tribal sections and other marginalized sections, Soren said they set up a study abroad scholarship program last year.
The government will roll out a program for SC/ST
We will roll out a program to fund deserving SC/ST students and help them prepare for competitive exams,” he said.
The 11,406 nomination letters were for jobs in around 20 different sectors – apparel, automotive, healthcare, financial services, electronics and hardware, and the beauty industry. They were selected through placement camps (melas rozgar) organized by the Directorate for Labour, Employment and Skills over the past six months. The salary package varied between Rs 9,500 and Rs 35,000 per month.
Inhabitant of Dhurwa, Mausam Rajwho got an executive job at Auburn Design Private Limited, pocketed a package of Rs 35,000.