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Goa govt to tie-up with industry body to tap private job avenues: CM Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said his government will tie-up with the states apex industry body to generate job opportunities in the private sector for local youths

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Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Pramod Sawant
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

on Friday said his government will tie-up with the states apex industry body to generate job opportunities in the for local youths.

Sawant said the state government, for the first time, has shared Employment Exchange data with the to enable industries to recruit the best professionals available in

Talking to PTI, the Chief Minister said at least 250 youths were gainfully employed in the during the last 3 to 4 months through the state's Employment Exchange.

He said youths registered with the Employment Exchange will get career counselling from the Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) which will also help them get jobs under a tie-up with the government.

Expressing unhappiness over frequent opposition to development initiatives in the state, Sawant said some people are opposing a marina project, which has the potential to change the face of tourism in Goa.

A private investor has proposed setting up a marina (a specially designed harbour for small boats & yachts) at Nauxim village near Panaji, which is being opposed by locals.

Once the marina comes up, locals would be able to earn more than what they are earning now, Sawant said.

The chief minister also referred to the opposition being faced from local residents to the proposed IIT at Melavali village in Sattari taluka.

If the IIT comes up at Melavali, it will benefit all residents of the village, he said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, October 09 2020. 11:46 IST
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