Shillong: With an aim to enhance the employability of Meghalaya’s youth and provide an exposure and gainful employment to the unemployed youth to the best of Corporate India, a two-day Pre Placement Drive was organised at the Don Bosco Hall, Shillong on the 26th of August which concluded today the 27th August 2019. The event was conducted under the Government Project, the “Supporting Human Capital Development in Meghalaya” (SHCDM) which is funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Many youth thronged the venue and over 400 youth registered themselves for job placement in various sectors which includes IT/ITES, Hospitality, Banking & Insurance, Tourism, and many more. 12 candidates were already selected for IT/ITES jobs on the spot.
With over 2600 as target for salaried employment and 500 for self employment/ entrepreneurship as the mandate, similar drives will be conducted in other parts of the State, the second round of the pre placement drive in Shillong has been scheduled on the 5th and 6th of September, 2019.
The Pre Placement Drive was organised by IPE Global in collaboration with Meghalaya State Skills Development Society, Government of Meghalaya and Aide et Action.