The services of the job portal will be free and an applicant need not pay any money to anyone for registration.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis that has left many people jobless and affected businesses, the Delhi government has launched a portal to help people find jobs.
The portal -- jobs.delhi.gov.in -- will serve as a "Rozgar Bazar" for recruiters and job aspirants, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and appealed to traders, businessmen, industrialists and people to join hands to revive the city's economy."There are people who want jobs and there are traders, businessmen, professionals, contractors who are not getting the right people for their work. This portal will fill this gap by bringing them together on one platform," the chief minister said. He also said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic many people have lost their jobs and businesses have been affected.
Hon'ble CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal launches 'Rozgaar Bazaar', a platform that will bridge the gap between jobseekers and employers and help rebuild post-Corona economy. To register, please visit https://t.co/93KaF32gyt pic.twitter.com/4q2gIpTQBI
— CMO Delhi (@CMODelhi) July 27, 2020
Due to the pandemic, people lost their jobs, and shops and factories were shut down. Now people need jobs and business. Shops and factories should be reopened, he said in a virtual press briefing on the launch of the portal on July 27.
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Here is what you need to know about the Delhi government’s job portal:
> The portal, named jobs.delhi.gov.in, will serve both recruiters and job seekers in the national capital.
> The services of the job portal will be free and an applicant need not pay any money to anyone for registration.
> Any person can apply to this platform. One person can apply for one job or more.
> Job seekers will log in with their mobile number and then they will get the option to select the category of job.
> The portal connects job-seekers to employers via phone or WhatsApp.
> In the first six hours after its launch, 51,403 job seekers registered on the website, as per the Delhi government.
> 1,071 employers posted 18,585 vacancies in the first six hours of the launch of the website, the government said.
> The top five job categories with vacancies posted by employers were sales and marketing (11,367), construction (1,298), accountants (1,051), delivery services (1,030) and customer service and tele caller (1,007).
> The top jobs attracting the highest number of applications were back office and data entry (17,527), teaching (7567), sales, marketing and business development (7429) customer service, tele caller (7036) and accountant (6379).(With inputs from PTI)