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Now, posts offices can do employment registration

 | Apr 28, 2017

JODHPUR: Post offices will now be acting as employment exchange for the unemployed youth. After the success of the pilot projects in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the project has been extended two nine more postal circles of the country, including Rajasthan. 

To begin with, Employment Registration Centres will be opened at the post offices under all these postal circles very shortly, where the interested unemployed youths will be able to get themselves registered. 

"This registration can be done by the youths on the portal of National Career Service by approaching post offices, where they will be charged of Rs 15 for registration, Rs 5 for updating job seeker profile and Rs 10 for getting printout of application form," said Krishna Kumar Yadav, director of postal services, Rajasthan Western Region, Jodhpur. 

He said that once they are registered on this portal, they will have an access to the rich repository of career content on over 3,000 of occupations across 52 sectors with aplenty employment job opportunities matching with the skills and qualifications of the youths. 

The portal will not only provide job matching services in a highly transparent and user friendly manner but also build a bridge between a net-connected urban areas and non-connected rural areas, helping the youth to avail facility to register for employment at their doorstep hassle free.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between department of posts and ministry of labour and employment to leverage post offices as employment registration centres early this year, following which, a pilot project had been rolled out in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Circles in February this year.

Yadav said that the necessary training with regard to above project, has been imparted to the staff and on getting formal inauguration date, the registration will begin at all the post offices of the Rajasthan Circle.

Apart from Rajasthan, the project comprises Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Gujrat, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and the North East Postal Circles whereas the remaining circles will be covered during the next phase of project.

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