The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched the programme of providing appointment letters to more than 71,000 youth, through video conferencing under the Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Mela
Rozgar Melas range in size from 5 – 100 employers with many hundreds of job seekers. Even small Rozgar Melas can be busy events with lines of job seekers waiting to see company representatives.
Highlighting the new opportunities created by initiatives in areas ranging from Startups to self-employment and space to drones, the Prime Minister said that 80,000 startups are providing opportunities to the youth to showcase their talent.
Shri Tomar said that 8,00,00,000 sisters living in our rural areas are earning livelihood by working through Self-Help Groups, these groups have been provided huge loans by banks but their NPA rate is less than 2 percent. He said that thousands of new Startups are giving rise to a new revolution in the country, every Startup is giving employment to 5-10 people, New India is being built through Startups, we are moving in a new direction.