VELLORE: Around 200 persons, including women, attended the job fair, which was organized by the Tamil Nadu State Livelihood Mission in Vellore on Wednesday.
Collector R Nanthagopal inaugurated the job fair. Many youngsters in the age group of 18 to 45, who had studied above class VIII participated in the camp. “I am searching for a job for the last eight months. I hope I will get an offer in this job fair” said S Murali, a 21-year-old diploma holder.
Companies like Eureka Forbes, Chennai, Tiptop Embroidery, Tirupur, Evergreen Management, Chennai (Security services), Apollo Pharmacy Private limited and L&T Construction Skill & Training Institute were present to recruit youngsters. Lokeshwari, programme director, Magalir Thittam was also present on the occasion.
J A Christopher, senior recruitment officer, Evergreen Management Services, said,“We are recruiting around hundreds of candidates from the State. We recruit youngsters and train them. Through our company, many people are at present working in organisations like Hyundai, Chettinad cement factory and Samsung.”
N Ashok Kumar of Apollo Pharmacy Division said, “We came here to recruit youngsters who want to work with us as pharmacy assistant. We desperately need candidates who have passed eighth standard.”