2021 will be the year of employment generation and recruitments for Jharkhand. This was the message of Chief minister Hemant Soren during the 72nd Republic Day in sub-capital Dumka.
CM Soren said that the state government is working on a new domicile policy. The new policy will reserve 75% jobs in the private sector for locals with an aim to ensure social and economic justice to the people of Jharkhand.
“Our government has resolved to dedicate this year to employment generation. Our aim is to provide employment to the maximum possible number of people,” he said.
Hemant said that Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Examination rules were formulated to ensure that employment drives conducted through the Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) is regularised.
“The new rules, constituted after decades, will enable different agencies to conduct recruitment tests through the year,” he said.
Soren said his government also aims to extend financial support to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth.
“For that very purpose, the Chief Minister’s Employment Generation Scheme has been introduced by our government. Through it, loans up to Rs 25 lakh will be provided with 40% subsidy,” the CM said.
In a bid to encourage sports, the state government, had come up with the resolution to appoint 50 sportspersons in government jobs every year.
Reflecting on the state tourism industry, the CM said the government was also aiming at promoting the state as tourist destination and a new tourism policy was on the anvil to achieve the target.