An employability centre to help job-seekers enhance their skills will be launched here on June 22 by the District Employment Exchange.
This is in line with the exchange’s plans to expand its reach beyond government service and help job-seekers find placements in the private sector.
A job fair is being arranged, along with the inauguration of the employability centre by Labour Minister Shibu Baby John.
District Employment Officer K.L. Agens is confident that potential employers in the private sector will participate in the mega fair. They can contact him to confirm their participation by e-mail todeekzkd.emp.lbr@ kerala.gov.in.
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