Kerala : Minister for Labour and Excise T.P. Ramakrishnan has ruled out any declared or undeclared ban on recruitment in the State. He was talking after distributing certificates to 85 students of the first batch of the State government’s Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) who had completed the course at the Inkel Park in Angamaly on Monday. All of them had landed jobs.
Mr. Ramakrishnan said that vacancies in government service would be filled immediately. A decision had been taken to report vacancies in all departments for filling. The government was committed to generate 25 lakh jobs as promised in the election manifesto of the Left Democratic Front.
A new proposal would be formulated to bring together technical educational institutions like ITI and polytechnic engaged in imparting vocational training. Action plans would be drawn up to bring about positive change in the labour culture. The State government aimed at creating jobs on par with the opportunities abroad, Mr. Ramakrishnan said.
KASE had already drawn attention at the national-level. The government will extent maximum support to various courses of KASE aimed at creating a skillful generation.
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