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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to provide a platform for the youth to know about the employment opportunities at different levels.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha has asked the employment department to go for integrated planning to make a single platform for all the departments so that there are transparent employment related services for the youth.

He directed the department for registration of the entire unorganized workforce and transition of all accounts of J&K EPFO to Central EPFO at the earliest.

Industries in the UT should employ a local skilled workforce and trained ITI professionals. Department should carry out assessment of career counseling sessions every six months.

Directions were also issued to activate labour sarais(night shelters), their proper functioning and completing the under construction shelters at the earliest; resolving all 974 pending Court Cases under various Labour Acts in stipulated time frame and conducting regular meetings of Advisory Boards pertaining to Labour and Employment Department, besides proper functioning of ESI Scheme.

He was briefed about the functioning and roles of the department via a Powerpoint presentation by Ms Sarita Chauhan, Commissioner Secretary, Labour & Employment Department.

Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Munir Ul Islam, Chief Executive Officer/Secretary, J&K Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board; Sh Nisar Ahmad Wani, Director Employment, J&K; Sh Abdul Rashid War, Labour Commissioner Jammu and Kashmir, besides other concerned officers of the department were present.

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