Chandigarh : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government had set a target of providing jobs to two lakh youths in the next two years through the Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University.
Besides, efforts were also being taken to fill up the vacant posts in government departments, meant for the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Backward Classes (BC) categories, he told the representatives of the backward classes from all the districts of the state during an interactive session at his residence here.
Khattar also assured them that their suggestions would be considered while framing new policies and programmes.
The representatives complimented the Haryana government on various issues, including transparency in government jobs, abolishing the interview system for classes III and IV category jobs and for keeping a check on corruption in the administration, an official release said.
Khattar said Haryana had set up a skill development university, named after Lord Vishwakarma.
“Now, following the footsteps of Haryana, Rajasthan is also contemplating to set up a similar university,” he added.
The chief minister said the university had introduced about 50 courses in various trades.
He added that a scheme was being prepared, as per which all the skill development centres of Haryana would run under the Skill Development Mission set up by the state government or under the university.
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