Career Counselling and Job Fair Organized

Itahari/19 March

A one-day ‘Career Counselling and Job Fair’ was organized in Duhabi Municipality, Duhabi, Sunsari on 19 March 2019.

The event was jointly organized by Duhabi Municipality, Chamber of Industries Morang and Budiganga Rural Municipality, Morang with the support of CTEVT, Helvetas-Nepal, ENSSURE, Manmohan Polytechnic Institute, Morang Merchants Association and Vocational Skills Training Providers’ Association State No. 1.

ANTARANG Psychosocial Counselling, ENSSURE’s implementing partner for Career Guidance component had a stall to attend to the interested youths. Nearly 2,000 youths received mass career counselling in different batches while 500 youths received in-depth career counselling in the stall.

Along with career counselling, 26 stalls including that of training providers, local women’s groups, job portal, Returnee Migrants Nepal and local contractors were placed in the event. The visitors to the event are estimated to be around 5,000.

The participating industries declared that they immediately needed 500 workers while 260 applied for the work of which 14 got the job on the spot while 84 were shortlisted. There were 1,300 applications filed for the training while 300 youths registered their names for the job portal, Rojgari Pasal.

Welcoming the visitors in the programme, Duhabi Mayor Bed Narayan Gachchhadar declared that the Duhabi Municipality would be covering all the cost of training for three apprentices. He urged the industries to promote young skilled workers.

Chief Minister of State 1 Sherdhan Rai declared to make the State without any unemployment within 10 years.

 Minister for Social Development Jeevan Ghimire, Chamber of Industries Morang Chairperson Bhim Ghimire among others had also expressed their good wishes and willingness to organize the similar fairs in the future too.