Rajahmundry: The state government will organise a job mela for the benefit of the unemployed youth belonged to backward class communities to help them get employment in Vijayawada on October 15.
Speaking to newsmen here on Friday, minister for BC welfare and excise Kollu Ravindra said that for the first time in the history of BC welfare activities, the state government would organise BC Job Mela and added that as many as 13 firms had come forward to take part in it.
The minister said that they were providing skill development training to the youth from BC communities and added that a special website was launched only to ensure recruitment of BC youth in jobs. He said that the recruitment exercise would be conducted for every three months in the state.
BC students interested to appear for Civil Services exams would be provided with financial assistance worth `two lakhs each to help them take coaching, he said and added that as many as 750 students would be supported.
Similarly, BC students who were interested to pursue higher studies abroad would also be provided with financial assistance worth Rs 10 lakhs each and if they want more money, they would arrange Rs 10 lakhs each through bankers.
The minister assured to provide reservation to Kapus without affecting the interests of the BCs.
The minister said that the state would keep a vigil on ganja cultivation in Agency areas....