National Career Service journey e-book launched
The Ministry of Labor and Employment celebrates the iconic week from March 7 to 13, 2022, as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. On this occasion, Dr Shashank Goel, Additional Secretary/Director General of Employment, Ministry of Labor and Employment, launched an e-book on the journey of the NCS so far, on 07.03.2022 at Shram Shakti Bhawan, New Delhi. At the launch, he said that the scope of the NCS portal has been continuously expanding to provide more and more services to young people since the launch of the project by the Honorable Prime Minister on July 20, 2015.
The National Career Services eBook is an effort to condense the various activities of the stakeholders involved in the project and provides an overview of the NCS journey, key achievements and glimpses of successes since the inception of the NCS portal.
Under the NCS project, so far more than 94 lakh vacancies have been mobilized on the NCS portal. Also, more than 2 lakh job seekers have secured jobs through job fairs organized under the NCS project.
The Department of Labor and Employment is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) project as a mission mode project for the transformation of the National Employment Service to provide a variety of employment related services such as job search, career guidance, vocational guidance, information on skills development courses, internships, etc. All services available on the portal (https://www.ncs.gov.in) are free to all stakeholders including job seekers, employers, training providers and placement agencies. Career content for over 3600 professions is available on the NCS Portal for counseling purposes.
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