Delhi Government: Over 1 million people got jobs in 2 years
NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party’s Rozgar Bazar portal has successfully provided over 1 million jobs in Delhi in the last 2 years, Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, said on Sunday. This portal has given a huge relief to the people of Delhi after the pandemic and the subsequent loss of livelihood, he said in a statement
Delhi government launched the Rozgar Bazaar portal on July 27, 2020. The portal is meant to help entry-level and blue-collar job seekers to connect with employers at the time when covid-19 lockdown made numerous people jobless.
According to data, since the launch of this portal till June 30, 2022, a total of 10,21,303 verified jobs across 32 employment categories have been generated in Delhi. The top sectors where these jobs were generated are – Business development, sales, delivery fleets, marketing, customer support, data entry, back office, and tell calling, the statement said. These jobs have been generated by 19,402 employers, the statement further said.
To ensure no fake jobs are posted on the portal, the Rozgar Bazaar unwind a strong verification process. The portal verifies every job profile before being posted, the statement said. The minister said that the government is fully committed to providing jobs to the unemployed people of Delhi.
“The official figures from Rojgar Bazaar show that over 10 lakh jobs have been generated in Delhi in the past two years. Everyone will see very soon how Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal lives up to his promise of providing another 20 lakh jobs in Delhi as announced in our Rojgar Budget this year. The Delhi government believes in public welfare and will never forsake the people’s interest,” Sisodia said in the statement.
To make sure authenticity, Kejriwal’s government take sample surveys of employers to know their feedback on placements by which they confirmed that they were able to recruit people for jobs on the government’s portal. According to the data, 15.24 lakh job seekers are registered on Rojgar Bazaar as of June 30, 2022.
Building on the successes of the Rojgar Bazaar 1.0 portal, the new portal will provide artificial intelligence-based job matching services, as well as, end-to-end skill development and employment-related services to the youth of Delhi on a single platform,” the statement said.
As per a Delhi government official, a list of the total number of jobs, hired people, and employers will be shared soon with the public.