Bhagalpur Tops the Entire State in Providing Employment to Youth | 30 Oct 2023

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On October 29, 2023, the Planning Department of Bihar released the ranking of all the districts on the progress of the month of September, in which Bhagalpur is at the top of the entire state in providing employment to the youth of Bihar.

Key Points:

  • Bhagalpur got 100 percent marks out of the total score of 100, while the other five districts of the state, Kaimur, Nalanda, Saharsa, Samastipur, and Vaishali, also got 100 percent marks, but Bhagalpur had the highest target and was successful in achieving the target. Has been ranked number one when it happens.
  • Assistant Director (Planning) Bharat Ji Ram said that the department has assessed the performance of the districts in four categories. 30 marks were fixed for completing the target in registration of job seekers on the National Career Service Portal, 20 marks for career and vocational guidance, 30 marks for organising job camps, 10 marks for inspection, and 10 marks for submitting inspection report.
  • In this, Bhagalpur got 1011 registrations done, against the target of one thousand registrations. The target was to organise four camps for vocational guidance; five were organised. In career and participation, 255 came against the target of 200. Against the target of 4 job camps, 9 were organised to provide employment. In this case, 105 out of 105 were given jobs. Apart from this, 100% marks were obtained in both components of inspection.
  • Sequential ranking of 38 districts: Bhagalpur, Kaimur, Nalanda, Saharsa, Samastipur, Vaishali, Saran, Buxar, Gopalganj, Patna, Begusarai, Motihari, Lakhisarai, Darbhanga, Kishanganj, Jamui, Nawada, Munger, Bhojpur, Sheikhpura, Siwan, Supaul Katihar, Khagaria, Rohtas, Madhepura, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Bettiah, Purnia, Arwal, Muzaffarpur, Jehanabad, Gaya, Shivhar, Banka, Araria, and Aurangabad.