No. of job seekers on MSME portal spikes 779%

MSME Sampark has about 4,68,804 job seekers and 5,951 employers/recruiters on it presently. The number of recruiters rose only 10%

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The Government’s job portal catering to the micro, small and medium enterprises space, 4,68,804 job seekers registered on it, as well as 5,951 recruiters. The number of job seekers has reportedly gone up 779 per cent (from about 53,000 in December 2019), whereas the jump in the number of recruiters was only 10 per cent in the past one year.

In December 2019, the portal had only a little over 5,000 recruiters on it.

There has been a jump of 170 per cent in the number of candidates who bagged jobs through the portal. More interestingly, this jump has occurred in a period of two months. Since November last year, when the number of candidates who found employment was 10,388, the number has increased to 28,029 in two months.

Since the launch of the portal over two years ago, it had been successfully placing over 350 candidates every month. This has now increased to an average of over 900 per month. The number of job postings was just over 800 compared, while the number of job seekers crosses the 4 lakh mark.

MSME Sampark serves as a platform to connect trainees and students who have completed their training from the 18 MSME Technology Centres across India with national and multinational organisations that need their talent and skills.

These tech centres train over a lakh students every year, and most of them end up finding suitable means of livelihood within the country as well as outside.

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