Opening new avenues for job seekers, Punjab Government has integrated its ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ portal with the Centre’s portal — National Career Service (NCS).
“With an idea to make more employment opportunities available to the youth of Punjab, the Government has executed integration of Punjab-specific Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission portal with the National Career Service which is the official portal of the Government of India,” said the state Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi adding that this would open new doors pan India for skilled youth of Punjab.
The Minister said that the Punjab Government was the one which started the Job Fairs to provide jobs and self employment to the state’s youth. “The other states, even the Centre, started adopting the Punjab model to provide a single platform to job seekers and employers of the private sector,” he said.
Channi said that Punjab has already conducted five Mega Job fairs and provided jobs and self employment to 12 lakh youth of the state, and Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar Misson is ready to provide one lakh job opportunities to the youth during sixth Mega Job Fair which would be held in September this year. Presently, about eight lakh youth are registered on PGGRKM portal.
“With this integration, registered jobseekers on PGRKAM would also be able to access pan India services including all India jobs on the NCS portal without the requirement of registering again,” said the state Employment Generation secretary Rahul Tiwari.
Tiwari said that about 56,305 employers, who are presently registered on the National Career Scheme portal of GoI, would have the visibility of jobseekers registered on PGRKAM to, thus providing our youth more employment opportunities.
“Now, the youth registered on PGGRKM portal would also be able to participate in various events on NCS portal such as job fairs, counseling sessions etc. The users would be able to access details of various kinds of skill training and courses available on the NCS portal,” he said.
PUNJAB SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR 2984 POSTS OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT TILL AUG 31
With the objective of providing Ghar-Ghar Rozgar, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government has sought applications for 2,984 posts in the Health and Family Welfare Department till August 31.
“Punjab Government is fully prepared to effectively tackle increasing patient load in Government Hospitals due to spread of coronavirus and these recruitments would prove to be a milestone in achieving this goal,” said the state Health and Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu.
Sidhu said that under this massive recruitment, 500 Medical Officers (General), 35 Medical Officers (Dental), 139 Radiographers, 200 Multipurpose Health Workers (male), 600 Multipurpose Health Workers (female), 14 ECG technician, 98 Medical Laboratory Technicians Grade-II, 482 Pharmacists (Pharmacy Officer), 116 Operation Theater Assistant and 800 Ward Attendants would be recruited.
“Punjab Government also gave exemption in upper age limit up to 45 years at the time of recruitment to those employees already working on contract or outsourced basis in different wings or institutions of the Health and Family Welfare Department in line with the similar relaxation of upper age in case of persons already in government service for the purpose of recruitment to service by direct appointment. However, no relaxation will be given in educational qualification,” he said.
The Minister added that exemption in the upper age limit up to 45 years has been now allowed to the said employees as they are well-versed with the functioning of the Department and excellent services being provided by them during COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, it is proposed to give a maximum of 10 marks of experience to these employees under which one mark will be given for one-year experience.
Pertinently, to expedite the process of filling up the vacancies of doctors, paramedical and other staff, the Punjab Government has been recruiting these vacancies through Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, instead of Punjab Public Service Commission and Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board.
The decision to fill these posts through Baba Farid University has been taken in view of the needs of COVID-19 whereas earlier recruitment of Group A and B is done by Punjab Public Service Commission and recruitment of Group C and D is done by Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board.