48, 000 got job in industrial units of Himachal.

Jun 01, 2011 9:34 | Poltics

Dharamsala/Arvind Sharma:The industrial and the hydroelectric unites of Himachal Pradesh have given jobs to 48, 000 youth in the last 3 years, of which        38 ,000 are Himachalis,  said industrial minister Kishan kapoor in Dharamsala on Tuesday. He said that the Dhumal lead BJP government of Himachal is committed to absorb 70 % Himachalis in these unites. Said that employment fairs are being organized in every district to attract even those industrial  houses, which do not have units in the state so that the rest of the youth could be adjusted.

Kapoor said, “2806 industrial units were set up in the state in the said period, where rs 6406 crore invested”. He said that new trades have been introduced in the ITIs of Himachal as per the requirement of the local industries. “State Government have sanctioned rs 2.38 crore to 39 ITIs under the Modular Employable skill Program to give better training,” Minister added.