DGR Holds Mega Job Fair for Ex-Servicemen
The Directorate General Resettlement (DGR), Department of Ex Servicemen Welfare (ESW), Ministry of Defence (MoD) under the aegis of Western Army Command conducted its institutionalized Job Fair, here today at NCC Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt. The event was marked by the presence of Shri P D Meena, Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Lt Gen KJ Singh GOC-in-C, Western Command, Maj Gen Amrik Singh, Director General (Resettlement) and other senior officials from services and corporates. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) partnered for the event.
The especially designed DGR job portal for online registration of ESM/retiring servicemen and the prospective employers facilitated in the registration process. Besides online registration, on the spot registration was also available catering to those who turned up without registration. Approximately 5000 Ex-servicemen registered for the event on first day and participated in the job fair rendering it a huge success. About 200 recruiters, such as, Tata Sons, Amazon, Reliance Insurance, DHFL Insurance, Safal, Mother Dairy, RailTel Corporation of India, Magic Sewa etc. participated in the event offering nearly 4000 job vacancies. The jobs offered were technical as well as non-technical. The Job Fair also provided an opportunity of counselling sessions on CV preparation by professionals. The participating corporates were provided facilities for on the spot trials/ tests, aptitude tests if required, and cabins for personal interview.
Additional highlights during the Job Fair included branding of various entrepreneur schemes by corporate including Tata Motors, Magic Sewa, RailTel Corporation of India, Broadband Services and Amazon. During the fair, HR heads of the corporates were briefed on the competencies of the ESM which includes interactions.
The Job Fair conducted by DGR has been the outcome of pro-active approach of the Directorate towards bringing ESM closer to the prospective employer. It is expected to provide adequate opportunity to ESM for smooth transition to second career in the corporate world. The fair will culminate on 07 May 2015.
Source: PIB News