Ranchi, March 17: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren will launch ‘Jharniyojan’ portal aimed to act as a digital platform to bridge the gap between recruiting companies and employment seekers of the state.
The inauguration will be done by the chief minister on Friday evening at the CM’s chamber in Jharkhand Legislative Assembly.
As per a communique issued by the chief minister’s secretariat, through the jharniyojan.jharkhand.gov.in portal created by the department of Labor, Planning, Training and Skill Development, Government of Jharkhand, the government is trying to provide a platform to the employers and job seekers.
“On this portal, employers can share information about their business and manpower related to it, as well as created vacancies for the required manpower. At the same time, candidates desirous of employment will be able to register themselves for related employment and fill their application,” the communique added.
This would be the first such venture in Jharkhand government platform.
“Along with this, in the interest of the youth of the state, the government expects all the employers to voluntarily ensure 75 percent local participation in the private sector employment of Jharkhand state while discharging their social and moral responsibility towards the state. Comply with the Employment of Local Candidates Act 2021 in the private sector,” the statement reads.
Significantly, the Jharkhand government has passed an Act which mandates reservation of 75 percent of jobs for locals in the pay scale of less than Rs 40,000.
Incidentally, there have been protests expressed by anxious job seekers especially locals and tribals over lack of recruitment done by the state government.
The move is aimed at pacifying such youths and open doorways of employment in private sectors.