Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) made job offers to several deserving candidates and shared their plans with regard to various schemes in skill development and training in the Job Fair, held on 20th and 30th June, at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The Rozgar Mela or Job Fair, dedicated to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, was inaugurated by Shri Anil Kumar, I.A.S. Commissioner Gorakhpur Mandal and Shri Rajiv Rautela, I.A.S. District Magistrate, Gorakhpur and Shri Rajesh Kumar, I.A.S. Mission Director UPSDM. The LSSC was invited by the Department of Technical & vocational education, Government of Uttar Pradesh to participate in the job fair at Gorakhpur which is also the constituency of the Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri.Yogi Adityanath.
Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) and Council for Leather Exports (CLE) participated in the Rozgar Mela along with Industry Leaders and Partners. Shri R. Ramesh Kumar IAS, CEO- LSSC, and Shri Javed Iqbal, Regional Chairman (Central), Council for Leather Exports and Shri O.P Pandey, Executive Director, KLC, made job offerings to the registered candidates.
The Job Mela was organized by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM) in collaboration with Sector Skill Councils under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, as part of a Skill India initiatives with a vision to empower and provide employment opportunity to the Youth of India. Gorakhpur is in close proximity to Kanpur Leather Cluster (KLC), and the leather industry in Kanpur consists 700 industries and employs a large number of people from the districts. The Job Mela attracted prospective employers from Kanpur, Haryana, Bahadurgarh and Noida who came to hire candidates for the leather industry in their regions.
While selecting the candidates, interviews were conducted and their resumes, 10th & 12th Mark sheet and skill / technical Certificate were also sought. Candidates were given jobs according to their skills and education.