Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa launches `Skill Connect Forum` for job seekers and recruiters
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday (June 29) launched the ‘Skill Connect Forum‘ and said that the state government is committed to providing impetuous to creating jobs by reviving economic and industrial activities.
After launching the ‘Skill Connect Forum’ in Bengaluru, the Chief Minister said the portal will connect both private entrepreneurs and job seekers on the same platform, adding “Under this forum, an unemployed will be imparted skills and then enabled to get a job.”
Yediyurappa said the portal will provide a skilled pool of people for those looking to hire, besides providing jobs via registration.
The portal https://skillconnect.kaushalkar.com connects the job seekers and those who want to hire. People just need to register them on the portal by uploading their educational, skill qualifications, and other details.
Similarly, companies looking for hiring specific skilled persons can also register on the portal giving job description.
If they find someone suitable for the specified job skill, the companies or industries can contact the job seekers directly and vice versa.
Deputy Chief Minister Dr. CN Ashwath Narayan, who is also the Skill Development Minister, said that portal will be a boon to the youth seeking jobs and it will avoid unemployment issues to a great extent.
Narayan further said, “All these years, there was no information and communication between job seekers and recruiters. The portal will solve that problem.”
Karnataka Skill Development Corporation is also organizing an online job fair on 07 July 2020, to help people who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic.