A Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel said the job fair is a reflection of the commitment of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give top priority to employment generation and act as a catalyst for further employment generation for the unemployed youth. She was speaking at a function held at Shatabdi Krishi Prekshagriha in Banaras Hindu University (BHU) organised under the auspices of the Postal Department here on Tuesday in which the PM gave more than 51,000 appointment letters to the newly-appointed youths in government departments in the employment fair organised at 46 places in the country, including Varanasi through video conferencing.
Anupriya handed over appointment letters to the newly-appointed candidates and wished them a happy future. During the ceremony in Varanasi, appointment letters were given to 213 candidates, out of which a total of 49 are women candidates who were selected for various posts like principals in Kendriya Vidyalayas, postal assistants in Postal department, branch postmasters, assistant branch postmasters, bank clerks, assistants in Food Corporation of India and others. She expressed her gratitude to the PM. She said that it was a step in the direction of the PM’s resolve to provide government jobs to 10 lakh youth by December 2023 which will be fulfilled. Under the leadership of the illustrious PM, she said that the country is reaching new heights every day and the youth are getting various employment opportunities with quick speed and transparency, who are being given the opportunity to serve the nation through various government departments and participate in the national development. Referring to women empowerment, she said that today women are hoisting their flag in every field. Many women have also got new opportunities through the employment fair, she added.
Postmaster General (PMG) of Varanasi Region Krishna Kumar Yadav said in his address that due to the visionary thinking and inspiration of the PM in the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the appointment letter received on the occasion of this employment fair is not just a paper or document, but this is a golden opportunity to take a pledge to serve the country throughout one’s life. People have great expectations from the youth as the future of the country, he added. On the occasion the PM, through video conferencing, called upon the newly-appointed people to play a direct role in the ongoing Mahayagya of development and major changes in the country and to fulfil their responsibilities in the next 25 years along with the resolutions of a developed India. “The biggest responsibility of implementing the schemes of the Central government lies on all the newly-appointed government employees. When millions of youth like you join government services, the speed and scale of implementing policies also increases. This creates employment opportunities outside the government also,” the PM added. The local function was inaugurated by Anupriya Patel, along with Rohania MLA Dr Sunil Patel, PMG KK Yadav and Registrar of IIT (BHU) Rajan Srivastava, by lighting the lamp. Along with the Postal department, newly-appointed young candidates from Food Corporation of India, Central Public Works Department, Education department, IIT, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Union Bank, Bank of India etc participated to whom the PM addressed through video conferencing. The programme was also attended by Senior Postal Superintendent Rajan, Postal Superintendent Vinay Kumar, Hemant Kumar, Parmanand, PK Pathak, Assistant Director Brijesh Sharma, RK Chauhan, Marutnandan, Plaban Naskar, Dilip Singh, Shrikant Pal, Dilip Pandey, Santoshi Rai and others from various central departments were present. Officers, employees and public representatives also participated in the event.