With a view to strengthening its job portal, Rozgaar Bazaar, the Delhi government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UNICEF’s YuWaah programme. The partnership will focus on employment opportunities for the youth. It is expected to benefit about ten million unemployed youth of Delhi.
This partnership will make the Delhi government’s Rozgaar Bazaar a one-stop job portal for youth looking for employment.
The agreement was entered into by the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi and UNICEF’s global platform, YuWaah. While DDC was represented by Jasmine Shah, vice chairperson, DDC, YuWaah was represented by Yasmin Ali Haque, India representative, UNICEF.
YuWaah will also lend support to Delhi Government’s ‘Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum’, under which live entrepreneur interactions will be organised to give a push to employment and apprenticeship opportunities. The portal provides career guidance to students of classes 9 to 12 and this move will also involve support from the Skills and Entrepreneurship University, Delhi.
The Rozgar Bazaar portal was launched by the Delhi government in August. At the time over eight lakh job seekers had registered, and the portal had posted about 8.81 lakh vacancies. Most of the vacancies at the time for data entry operators, teachers, tutors, accounts professionals, telecallers, marketing personnel and logistics professionals.
At the time, the chief minister had called on the organisations, traders, businessmen and industrialists to come together and help in the initiative to revive the economy of the country’s capital.