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Maharashtra CM Launches ‘Maha Jobs portal’, an online platform to Provide Employment Opportunities

Maharashtra launches Maha Jobs PortalOn July 6, 2020  Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray launched the ‘Maha Jobs Portal’(https://mahajobs.maharashtra.gov.in/), an online platform to provide employment opportunities to local residents of the state by connecting job seekers with employers. The people who register at the portal should submit a domicile certificate, which is mandatory. The portal is run by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation(MIDC).

  • The portal is a joint venture between the Department of Industries, Department of Labor, and Skill Development-Entrepreneurship of the Government of Maharashtra  

Key info about Maha Jobs portal:

Significance

i.The portal will help in recruitment of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled employees(workers). 

ii.It will  bridge the gap between employers(Industrial units/companies) and local workers.

Registration

i.The employers and job seekers can register on the portal for their requirements.

ii.In addition to a domicile certificate, the job-seekers have to  provide all their relevant information, namely their qualifications and skills and other required documentation.

iii.The employers also should provide details of their requirements.

Sectors covered in the portal

The job seekers can apply for 17 sectors through the portal, including engineering, logistics, textile and pharmaceutical.

Note– The authorities are directed to take regular stock about the usefulness of the portal based on how many of the applicants are actually getting jobs using the online platform.

Background

As the migrant workers from other states have left for their respective states due to COVID-19, the job position held by them is available. 

About Maharashtra:
Capital– Mumbai
Governor– Bhagat Singh Koshyari