Dept of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Govt. Of Assam organized Job Mela in Golaghat Govt HS School field. Hundreds of youth flocked to the field. People started gathering right from early morning.
DC of Golaghat IAS Mrigesh Narayan Baruah inaugurated the event.
Various companies came for recruitment
Everyone was given a registration form. They can submit the form in whichever stall they wish.
While talking to one of the attendees, he said, “I came at around 9.30 am to make a queue. The number of people that gathered here are 10 times more than the number of job openings. We are thankful that the Govt has taken the initiative to organize such Job fairs.”
Further he added, “In places like Golaghat rarely do we see any job fair. So, initiatives like this will be very much helpful for the unemployed. Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increase in the number of unemployed youths. So, if Govt. organizes such Job Mela or Job Fair on a regular basis then this will really help to decrease the number of unemployed in the states.”
The crowd in the mela gives a clear image of unemployment situation
Seeing the number of people that gathered in the Job Mela gives a clear image of the ongoing unemployment situation of the state.
According to data from the International Labor Organization, the equivalent of 255 million full-time jobs were lost around the world due to COVID-19.
India’s unemployment rate sharply rose to 7.11 per cent in 2020 from 5.27 per cent in 2019, said a report by Centre for Economic Data and Analysis (CEDA) based on the ILOSTAT database of the International Labour Organisation.
According to data, the unemployment rate in 2021 of India from January to March 2021 stood at 9.3 percent, a little higher than the 9.1 the same period the previous year.
Again the unemployment rate in India decreased to 6.90 percent in September from 8.30 percent in August of 2021.