On 13th May 2020, The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat launched ‘HOPE’- Helping Out People Everywhere a portal to create employment opportunities for the youths in their expertise and to provide skill development opportunities.
i.The portal HOPE will be used to collect the data on the youths of the state who are staying in as well as the recently returned migrant youths.
ii.This platform will help the unemployed youths in job hunting and skill development and the database will help the employers to find the suitable candidates for their requirements.
iii.The employers will get the information about the candidates such as where they worked, what they did, their specialisation, area of interest and what kind of employment they are looking for which are shared by the youths.
iv.When the database is prepared it will be linked with the Mukhya Mantri Swarojgar Yojana.
v.The data of the youths applying from a village are available on the portal and helps in village-based analysis of the database and helps the government to make village-specific programmes.
vi.This scheme was initiated to train and refine the skills of the youth and help them to gain employment to fight against the decline in employment opportunities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
State was formed on- 9th November 2000
Capital- Dehradun(Winter), Gairsain (Summer)
Chief Minister- Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor- Baby Rani Maurya