Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Dr. Raghav Langer launched an Employment Helpline for migrant labours of District Pulwama here today.
On the occasion, DDC said the helpline aims to provide employment to those people in labour intensive sectors like MGNREGA, PMGSY, R&B besides the accomodation of semi -skilled and skilled Labours in organised and unorganized sectors respectively.
He said the helpline will be useful to the people whose employment avenues got affected outside the Union Territory of JK in view of global pandemic. He said a database is also being generated in which intended employers are being met with labours seeking employment.
This database shall also be useful for training providing agencies like Himayat program, RSETI, EDI etc to find the rights persons to be trained for different skill sets.
Moreover all the labours rendered unemployment due to reverse migration in view of Covid-19 may be provided employment in private organized or unorganised sectors as per demand .
Moreover the intended persons shall be linked up with self employment schemes like PMEGP, JKREGP, other subsidy schemes of Animal husbandary, sheep husbandary, agriculture, horticulture depts etc.
In this regard the desired labours willing to work in various labour intensive sectors and credit linked schemes are requested to contact Land Line Number 01933-241214, and Mobile Numbers 7006010738 and 7006727551.
The helpline will be operational from 10 am to 5 pm on all working days.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Tral, GM ,DIC , Assistant Labour Commissioner and other officers and officials were present on the occasion.