The J & K government has recently integrated the J & K employment career portal with the national Career Service portal. This integration will enhance the opportunities for the unemployed youth of Jammu and Kashmir to get the jobs.
The National Career Service portal has been developed primarily to connect the opportunities with the aspirations of youth which facilitates registration of job seekers, job providers, skill providers, career counsellors, etc. The portal also provides job matching services in a highly transparent and user friendly manner. The portal will also make available information on local service providers available to households and other consumers for services like driving, plumbing, carpentry, etc.
Lieutenant Governor’s administration is also focusing on creation/generation of self employment opportunities for the youth here. In this connection, a transparent process was initiated and the government fixed the target of creating avenues for two lakh youth. They are being provided with training, mentoring besides financing besides training and helping the youth to get employment under various schemes of the Government of India. Self-employment opportunities have been provided to 5.2 lakh young boys and girls under various programmes.
Financial assistance of Rs 1,840 crores was given as loan through various banks to people to start their own employment ventures in the financial year 2021-22. In a short span of three years, J&K has introduced reforms in every sector, which has opened up a plethora of opportunities for growth and development. The results are visible as J&K is now moving ahead to be one of the leading regions in sectors like IT, industries, tourism, revenue, women entrepreneurship and youth empowerment.