Kupwara : Skill Development Department in collaboration with District Administration Kupwara on Wednesday conducted a Placement Drive for pass-outs of Polytechnic & ITIs at Government Polytechnic College Karihama here.
The Placement Drive was e-inaugurated by Principal Secretary Skill Development Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon.
Director Skill Development J&K, Sudarshan Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion. JD Planning Kupwara, Superintendent ITI Kupwara, Handwara & Lalpora were also present on the occasion.
Dr Asgar Samoon in his virtual address wished success to participating students and also directed the officers to conduct such programmes on regular basis so that maximum skilled youth could be benefitted.
The Director SDD, Sudarshan Kumar inspected all the stalls in the Job Fair and interacted with the employing firms. He also inspected the recently shifted Polytechnic College and interacted with the students and the staff.
During the placement drive, around 120 Candidates and 11 Corporates/Employers from District Kupwara participated.
The Deputy Director Employment & Counseling Centre Kupwara and other officers of Agriculture, Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Handicraft Departments Kupwara spoke about the various employment generation schemes available in their respective departments.
Meanwhile, District Employment & Counseling Centre Kupwara conducted online Registration drive in which around 16 onspot Registrations were done besides, participants were appraised about the benefits of online Registration, NCS Registration and Self Employment Schemes being run by different departments. They were also appraised about J&K level Mega Job Fair to be conducted by Employment department in first week of September.