Shopian: Today, in chilly morning at Shopian Earthcon Constructions (PIA for DDU – GKY, a placement linked skill development program for rural youth) conducted a Counseling Session at Town Hall, Shopian for the rural youth of remotest district under the banner of Himayat (JKSRLM).
Counseling Session was done in graceful presence of Munsif Shopian Court Mr Majid Farooq Mir, Career Counseling Officer, District Employment Office Shopian Mr Manzoor Ahmad Rathar, Statistical Officer, Block Development Office Shopian Mr Manzoor Ahmad, Project Head Mr Chetan Mahe & Quality Head Mr Sajjid Mir & Team from Earthcon Construction Pvt Ltd & Mr.Sabzar Ahmed Parray from NABARD . Objective of Counseling Session is to guide for better future to needy youth.
Munsif Shopian Court Mr Majid Farooq Mir felt overwhelmed to see anxious participants with full of hope in their eyes for future. He said to candidates that they should get the maximum benefit of the opportunity provided to youth of Shopian, who wants to attain additional and valuable skills which will be beneficial for them future. He wished Earthcon team for their valuable efforts towards society.
Career Counseling Officer, District Employment Office Shopian Mr Manzoor Ahmad Rathar conveyed his blessings to candidates and wished them a grand success. He shared the different opportunities and schemes available in district. He appreciated the efforts done by Himayat (JKSRLM Team) and Earthcon Team to support rural youth.
Statistical Officer, Block Development Office Shopian Mr Manzoor Ahmad said that there are very less job opportunities are available in Shopian and such programs will be very beneficial for the unemployed dropout youth of district.
In bad weather due to rain and snow around 100+ enthusiastic boys and girls attended the session to get final selection with their parents & guardians for better future. Mr Chetan & Mr Sajjid & Team did the final selection process. Earthcon is offering courses in three different trades i.e., Retail Sales Associates, Multipurpose Healthcare Worker and Repair and Maintenance of Domestic and Personal Appliances. Course duration is 03 months to 07 months. Earthcon is coming up with a residential training center in Padshahi Bagh, Srinagar.
Courses are designed for holistic growth of trainees and prepare them for industry needs by equipping them with domain trade skill, English communication, personality development and IT knowledge. Mr. Chetan Mahe wishes all participants best of luck and bright future. In next phase, shortlisted candidates will be attending counseling session in presence and guidance of JKSRLM (Himayat) / NABCONS team. After counseling potential candidates will get enrolled in respective trades. During the training students will get free boarding & lodging, On Job training & placement support for first three months from Earthcon.