12k Youths get work order at Rojgar Mela
One Family One Job Scheme is a people-centric programme for the upliftment of economically weak families: Chamling
Gangtok, Jan 12
Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has stressed that all the programmes of Sikkim Democratic Front government will be youth-centric and future-centric. He stated that ‘Rojgar Mela’ on One Family, One Job scheme was a part of the youth-centric and future-centric programme of the government.
CM was addressing a stadium packed youths from all four districts of the State on the occasion of ‘Rojgar Mela 2019’ here at Paljor Stadium on Saturday. The programme was organised by the Department of Personnel, Administrative Reforms, Training and Public Grievances, Government of Sikkim, to hand over appointment letters to beneficiaries of One Family, One Job scheme. The government has provided jobs in different government departments to 20,000 youths of the State in the first phase of the programme.
In his address, the CM stated that the Rojgar Mela of the government was being held for the first time in the State, the country and the world. He stated that it was a historic and exemplary initiative of the State government to provide jobs to youths through Rojgar Mela.
He stated that 20,000 youths would be provided with jobs in the first phase of the programme. However, he mentioned that despite of working even on holidays for two months the department has been able to prepare the appointment orders of around 12,000 at present and rest will be provided with their appointment letter very soon. These new recruits will be appointed in the Group C and Group D category. For Group D, the qualification required is Class IV and below Class X passed; and for Group C, all candidates have to be Class X passed and above.
CM stated that this programme ‘One Family One Job’ of the State government would be continued in the future as well. On the same, he urged the people to support the programme of the government for its success. However, he mentioned that after the announcement of this programme, some irresponsible elements have been trying to misguide the people by calling it temporary jobs. He asserted that these irresponsible elements have been lying to the people with baseless and unscientific statement.
On the same, he urged the people to have their full faith and believe on the government. He mentioned that they have to work as adhoc for five years and then every employee will be regularised after completing their service of five years. “We have made the rule and norms to regularise everyone after completing the service of five years,” he said. He informed that 4313 MR, adhoc and WC employees with service of five years will be regularized within January.
CM urged the people to see the works of the government and not to get misguide on irresponsible statement. He stated that negative forces in the State have been using the politics to deceive and mislead the people.
He stated that all employees will automatically regularise after completing the service of five years. “This is the promise of Pawan Chamling and SDF party,” he said. He appeals them to work hard and sincerely and serve the people by sincerely delivering their duties and responsibilities. He urged them to give their contribution in the State building process.
“There are no criteria for this programme and the only criteria of the programme are to provide the government job atleast to a member of every family in Sikkim,” CM said. He added that with this programme the State will have around one lakh government employees which was the highest in the country and the world. He also stated that around two lakhs of people have also been working in the service sector in the State. “We have created immense opportunities in all sectors in the State, so our youths need to come forward to take the full benefit of these opportunities to be self-reliant and self-employed,” he said. He added that organic farming and peace and security of Sikkim have open more doors for local youths to do well in every sector.
CM stated that unemployment was the situation when there was no any opportunity to earn livelihood. On the same, he stated that Sikkim has immense opportunity for youths to be self-reliant and self-employed but some have been try to give wrong definition to show the problem of unemployment in the State. He mentioned that the SDF government has carried out exemplary and unprecedented works in these 24 years in the State.