Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributed 71,056 appointment letters to newly inducted Rozgar Mela recruits via video conference on Tuesday, saying it demonstrated the government’s commitment to providing government jobs to the youth.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister stated that the Mela has been held in Jammu and Kashmir, the Andaman Islands, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Maharashtra, and that the initiative to provide job opportunities to the youth will continue indefinitely and will aid in nation-building.
PM Modi while addressing the event, said that schemes like ‘Make in India’ or ‘Vocal for Local’ are creating employment and self-employment opportunities in the country. He also mentioned the Production link Initiative (PLI) scheme as a great source of new employment opportunities.
PM Modi said, “Under the PLI scheme only, it is expected to create 60 lakh new employment opportunities. Be it Make in India or Vocal for Local, all these schemes are creating new opportunities for employment and self-employment in the country. That means the opportunities for government and non-government jobs are increasing constantly”.
The Prime Minister reiterated the resolve to make India a developed nation in the Amrit Kaal and said that the new recruits will be the ‘saarthi’ of the country in this period.
He said, “You are getting this new responsibility in a special era. The country has entered Amrit Kaal. We the citizens have taken the resolution to make India a developed nation in this duration. To attain this resolution, you’re going to be the ‘saarthi’ of the country”.
The Prime Minister added, “In front of the rest of the people of the country, all of you who are going to shoulder this new responsibility, are being appointed as a representative of the Central Government in a way”.
He also urged the new recruits to work on capacity building to increase efficiencies within the government.
He said, “I would urge all of them to work on capacity building to increase efficiencies within the Government. Today, more than 71,000 youths are being given appointment letters in 45 cities. This will bring happiness to the homes of thousands of families”.
PM Modi said that the Make in India or Vocal for Local schemes is creating new opportunities of employment for the youth.
He said, “Be it Make in India or Vocal4Local, every scheme is creating new opportunities of employment for the youth. These opportunities are reaching our Yuva in every part of India. Youth are getting benefits from opening up of the space sector for private players. A few days ago, India witnessed how the private sector launched a space rocket successfully”.
Earlier today, PM Modi launched the Karmayogi Prarambh module – online orientation course for all new appointees at Rozgar Mela via video conference.
The Rozgar Mela is a step towards the fulfilment of the commitment of the Prime Minister to accord the highest priority to employment generation.
The Rozgar Mela is expected to act as a catalyst in further employment generation and provide meaningful opportunities to the youth for their empowerment and participation in national development directly, said PMO.
Earlier in October, appointment letters were handed over to 75,000 newly inducted appointees under Rozgar Mela.