Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | Yogima Seth Sharma
Karnataka has topped the list of states seeking skilled workforce to resume industrial activities followed by Maharashtra, Delhi, Telangana and Haryana as India unlocks in varying degrees since June 1 with nearly 65,000 workers being offered jobs via the skills ministry’s recently launched Assem portal.
Data from the AtmaNirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping (Aseem) portal of the skills ministry shows 64,689 candidates have been offered jobs in less than a month with highest demand for workers in logistics (44.3% of the posted vacancies), tourism and hospitality (18.1%), telecom (11.9%), construction (6.4%) and IT-ITes (4.6%), suggesting quick revival in these sectors post the lockdown. Of this, 6,281 candidates have joined so far.
As per the data, 2,30,331 requirements were posted on the portal till August 7 by the companies registered on the portal. A total of 1,42,027 candidates have sought for a job through this portal mainly for job roles like field technicians, self-employed tailor, assistant electrician, sewing machine operator and retail sales associate.