Career counseling programs have given wings to the dreams of lakhs of youth of UP

Summary

  • In the last four and a half years, about 10 thousand career counseling programs have given new direction to 11,15,513 youths.
  • During the Corona period, the Employment Department made a help desk for the migrant workers

Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh, which is on its way to become a smart state after smart city, is giving wings to its youth power to make their dreams fly. Special career counseling programs are being organized regularly to guide the youth on the lines of any major city in the state.

Due to these programs, the Service Planning Department has taken big steps in providing new employment opportunities to the unemployed youth of the state. New employment opportunities are being provided to all these youths according to their desire, education and skills. These programs have worked to make all unemployed youth aware of employment opportunities as well as link them with job oriented training courses. Due to which their efficiency has also increased. In the last four and a half years of Yogi government, the department has helped more than 11 lakh 15 thousand 513 youth to get employment through 9,929 career counseling programs.

Committed to provide employment to the youth, the state government had started the career counseling program in the employment offices of the state from March 19, 2017. Through them the youth were informed about the opportunities available in the job market. They were also admitted to vocational and training courses. Employment opportunities opened up for the youth who took advantage of the scheme and helped them to become self-reliant.

More than 1115513 youth were benefitted by these programs which ran till 31 August 2021. Not only this, during the Corona period, the government also set up a help desk for career counseling of migrant workers who came from other states after June 18, 2020. The migrant workers were informed about various government schemes through the help desk. They were helped in getting the benefits of government schemes. Along with the employment opportunities and various benefits given to the workers were introduced.

During this, the government also did the work of skill mapping of migrant workers and workers. From the last financial year till September 10, 2021, 10,45,755 workers got employment in various departments. Which has also been marked on the employment portal sewayojan.up.nic.in.

It is worth mentioning that the state government is continuously helping the youth of the state in getting employment opportunities by connecting them with the Mission Rozgar Yojana and organizing employment fairs.