Ranchi (Jharkhand) : Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS), Government of Jharkhand, organized a day long pre-placement fair for 150 candidates being trained under Saksham Jharkhand Kaushal Vikas Yojana (SJKVY) at the Centum Skill Development Centre. The pre-placement fair was inaugurated by Sangita Lal, Director, District Rural Development Agency and District Skill Officer, Ranchi.
With an aim to make best talent available to the industry, the pre-placement fair gave an opportunity to access career options available with various leading organizations under one roof, enabling candidates to receive job offers in hand, before they complete the course. Numerous companies participated in the pre-placement fair, notable ones including Welspun India, Eureka Forbs, T-Wallet, Team HGS and Arul Textiles. After grueling interview sessions, close to 100 skill trained candidates have received offers under retail, telecom and textile sectors.
The pre-placement fair, adopted an integrated approach in addressing the employment and employability issues, by making jobs available to the candidates according to potential and educational qualification. The employers directly interviewed suitable jobseekers at the fair and issued offer letters on the spot. Various services like employability assessments, career guidance and counselling for interviews were also made available to candidates. Post successful certification by JSDMS, these candidates will directly join these organizations, thereby ensuring a strong foundation for their career ahead.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and MD, Centum Learning said “We are proud to be associated with the Government of Jharkhand to skill the poorest of the poor in rural areas, to eliminate poverty and vulnerability in a sustainable manner and improve their quality of life. Training is something that we have been doing for a decade now. Besides training, we are now focusing on placement of men and women trained in our various centres across the state. We will be setting up many more centres in different parts of Jharkhand, so that youth need not travel far to get employability linked training.”Centum Learning’s innovative collaboration with various stakeholders including central and state governments, industry bodies, corporates and the academia has ensured that a large diaspora of young Indians are taking up outcome-based skills training to become employable and earn their livelihood.