Rozgar Mela: Union ministers hand out appointment orders to 196 people in Kerala

A Rozgar Mela is an event where a number of employers and job seekers come together for the purpose of applying and interviewing for jobs.


Published Jan 20, 2023 | 10:01 PM Updated Jan 20, 2023 | 10:01 PM

Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Rozgar Melas across the country via video conferencing. (BJP/Twitter)

Union ministers on Friday, 20 January, handed appointment orders to 196 people in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi as part of the third phase of the Rozgar Mela, a central scheme to provide employment to 10 lakh people.

Union Minister of State for Labour Rameswar Teli, who handed over the appointment letters at Thiruvananthapuram, said that the government was actively considering giving more opportunities to women in Rozgar Melas.

“The government is actively considering giving more opportunities to women in Rozgar Melas. Our top priority is to create more employment opportunities,” Teli said at the event in Thiruvananthapuram.

Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Karad handed over the appointment orders at Kochi and called upon newly-appointed candidates to work hard and contribute to the growth of the country.

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The event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Rozgar Mela through video conferencing and interacted with the appointees.

The recruitment involved central government institutions such as the Railways, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, National Statistical Office, Department of Posts, Bank of Baroda, and Punjab National Bank.

Minister Karad, at the event in Kochi, urged the new appointees to “work smart, be creative, and implement new ideas” during their tenure as government servants.

“The youth should use new technologies to improve work and aim at yielding better results,” Karad said.

A total of 108 appointments were given in Thiruvananthapuram and 88 appointments were given in Kochi.

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