Indian Govt Launches Job Portal For The Unemployed Skilled Professionals
Kalraj Mishra, the Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has launched a job portal especially targeted for the skilled, unemployed professional. There is no registration fee to be able to use the features of this job portal which is currently providing jobs across more than 250 categories as of now.
Named asNiesbudNaukri.com, the portal has been developed by The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), which is a department under Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
As per the official press release, the portal has received “warm response” as at the time of writing, more than 3600 job seekers and 127 companies have officially registered in the website.
Some of the big names in corporate sector such as McDonald’s; Krishna Electrical Works; Indosopung Tour; Sopung Holiday India Pvt. Ltd.; Mammey Di Hatti; Heritage Garments; Pantaloons; Pizza Hut; Haldiram’s; Shoppers’ Stop and KFC have started accepting job requests via this portal.
In a first of it’s kind initiative in the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises sector, this job portal promises to bridge the gap between the corporate and small business’s needs and unemployed professionals who are seeking appropriate jobs based on their skill sets.
Madhav Lal, who is Secretary at (MSME) further said that those persons who have received training under any scheme from the ministry of MSME or any other Government supported courses would get free job consultation and assistance via this job portal.
Some of the popular job categories which have been introduced in this portal include:
- Advanced Java
- Online Taxation
- CAD with Pro Engineers
- Certificate In Computer Concepts and Entrepreneurship
- Data Entry
- Digital Marketing
- Dot Net Programming
- Bio Technology
- Digital Photography and Animation
- Entrepreneurship Development
- Fashion Designing
The list given above is just a partial list, and many more job categories are listed on NIESBUD Naukri portal.
In the past, MSME ministry have been launching special courses and programs for SMEs such as Financial Literacy Program, special innovation funds for SME, call center for Entrepreneurs and more. Recently, Modi Govt even launched a new Ministry of Entrepreneurship as well.
Do you think that in this age of cut throat competition and fast dynamics of jobs creation, such a job portal for the unemployed skilled personals prove to be beneficiary?