KARACHI: Placement Bureau established by the Commissioner Karachi will be registered under Companies Act 1984 to give the forum a legal status to provide jobs to talented and qualified unemployed youth with the support of government and private organizations and departments.
It was decided in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Sdidiqui. The meeting reviewed the progress of the work of Placement Bureau and took various decisions to make the forum effective and result oriented.
Commissioner Karachi said that the forum had been launched to provide employment opportunities to the jobless for employment as well as internship/training opportunities to skilled and qualified youth On the part of government departments like Labour Department, Sports & Youth Affairs Department, Industries Department, STEVTA, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Program (BBSYDP), Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and Overseas Employment Corporation, which were extending support while from private side , Federation of Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) represents all the Chambers, Employer’s Federation of Pakistan (EFP) with over 4000 members, various town Associations, such as KATI, LATI, NKATI, SITE Association, FB Area Association, WEBCOP, Akhwat, Amn Tech and Karigar were extending support to the Comissioner Karachi Placement Bureau.
It was told in the meeting that the website has been launched by the Placement Bureau where job seeker youths would be able to upload their CVs/résumés through a form and directly send it to ‘Placement Bureau’. It was further told that after receiving the applications for employment from youth, the bureau would categorize them according to candidates’ expertise and requirements and then would forward them to the organizations working with the Placement Bureacu.
Commissioner asked the concerned officials to ensure that the Bureau fulfills its purpose and responsibilities in an effective manner, the Commissioner Karachi constantly keeps a close check on all of its activities through regular conferences. He further asked them to ensure that no applications are left unattended and are timely sent to relevant organizations.
Meeting was attended among others the officials of concerned departments including BBSYDP, Baitul Mal along with the representatives of Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and others.
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