The Chief Minister Inaugurated the 'Jharniyojan Portal' | 18 Mar 2023

Why in News?

  • According to information received from the media on March 17, 2023, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren inaugurated the 'Jharniyojan Portal' in the Chief Minister's office, located in the state assembly.

Key Points

  • Through this portal (developed by the Department of Labour Planning, Training and Skill Development) the government will try to provide a platform to employers and candidates looking for employment.
  • Employers can share information about their business and manpower on the portal.
  • During this occasion, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that the recruitment in the private sector would be monitored through the planning portal. Its plan was already implemented but there was a lack of a web portal. Now it can be done in a better way.
  • Jharkhand State Employment of Local Candidates in Private Sector Act, 2021 has been passed by the Government of Jharkhand with the aim of providing employment opportunities at the local level to the unemployed youths of the state.
  • Apart from this, after the notification of rules related to the implementation of the Act, this Act is effective from September 12, 2022 in the entire state of Jharkhand.
  • This Act applies to all such establishments, which are in the private sector and where 10 or more than 10 workers are working. All such establishments have to register themselves on this portal.
  • From the date of coming into effect of the Act, if any vacancy is released by all the establishments to which this Act applies, 75% of the locals will have to be appointed in the appointment of posts up to Rs.40,000 salary. The youth of Jharkhand who want to take advantage of this act will have to register on the employment portal.
  • If the local companies are informed about the shortage of manpower with the required skills at the local level, then the provision has been made under the Act to enable the local youth to be trained by the government in accordance with the required skills.