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Website to check unemployement in J & K.

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In a move aimed at adressing the unemployment in J & K valley, a new website has been launched.

 

A website, named 'Udaan', to provide skills and enhance employability for the youth of Jammu & Kashmir was launched by Union Minister Mr P. Chidambaram today.  The minister also informed that about eight corporates have entered  into an agreement with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) for providing employment oriented training for about 8000 youth from the state over five years, covering various sectors like business management, software, and BPO.  He also said that the centre and state government are the felicitators to increase the opportunities and employability of the youth of the state. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also welcomed the initiative saying that this a project implemented by NSDC in partnership with  Corporates and the youth of state.  Speaking on the occasion Chief Economic Advisor to Prime Minister and architect of the scheme C. Rangarajan said that the focus of the scheme will be on training and placement.

The new website has been especially designed by NSDC where candidates can get complete information and register themselves on line.

As per the Udaan Scheme, the identified companies will screen and select students from the State. The duration, place and nature of training will be decided by the company after considering the profile of the candidates and their skill gap.  After completion of the training, the company will take necessary measures for placement of the trainees in association with NSDC.

Government of India will bear the expenditure on travel from J&K to training destination, boarding & lodging, stipend and placement fee in respect of trainees.  Corporate will bear the cost of training.  In case the trainee is employed by the same corporate for minimum one year, 50 per cent of the training cost or Rs. 62,500  whichever is less will be reimbursed to the corporate. The total budget of the scheme is Rs. 1000 crores in five years.

 

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