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Mega Recruitment Drive of ST girls organised in 4 districts of Jharkhand by TATA Electronics Limited and Tribal Affairs Ministry

Livelihood generation & Women Empowerment of STs our key priorities: Shri Arjun Munda

Special Train carrying selected candidates  to be flagged off by Tribal Affairs Minister  Shri Arjun Munda tomorrow

Posted On: 26 SEP 2022 9:30PM by PIB Delhi

The Minister of Tribal Affairs Sh. Arjun Munda will flag off a special train to Hosur from Hatia Railway station in Ranchi, Jharkhand on Sept 27, 2022 at 12 noon.   The special train 08633 will  carry the first batch of 822 girls out of total 1898 selected candidates in the recruitment drive conducted by Tata Electronics Ltd with support of Union Tribal Affairs Ministry and local administration.   

A 2-day Recruitment Drive was organized in Khunti, Saraikela, Chaibasa and Simdega, by TATA Electronics Private Limited in coordination with Ministry of Tribal Affairs on September 18-19, 2022. The drive was initiated with the efforts of  Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda during Sewa Pakhawada being celebrated on PM’s birthday.  The initiative received a great response and more than 2600 girls and young women participated in the recruitment drive from the rural areas of the districts, out of which 1898 girls were selected in 2 days.

Shri Arjun Munda said that the drive is aimed at empowering young tribal girls by providing them jobs under the visionary leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi. The recruitment initiative is unique example of public private partnership and first of its kind in the state.  Sh. Munda  also thanked Tata Electronics Ltd who are providing rightful opportunities to the tribal youth to upgrade their skills and work with the prestigious organization.        

A team of officers from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and teachers from EMRS schools coordinated with the District Administration and Tata Electronics Ltd.   The District Administration of all the four districts created awareness program, mobilized the prospective candidates and ensured maximum participation at the Birsa College (Multipurpose Hall), Khunti and the Simdega College (Multipurpose Hall), Chaibasa (Tata College), and Saraikela (NR+12 High school).

The candidates are in the age group of 18-20 years and minimum qualification of Class 12th pass were taken through two rounds of written test and one round of practical /physical test on the same day.  



  A total of 387 out of 488 girls from Khunti, 152 out of 331 girls from Saraikela, 846 out of 1071 girls from Simdega and 513 out of 715 girls from Chaibasa qualified in the recruitment drive and shall be employed at the Tata Electronics’ Hosur Plant in Tamil Nadu. The company shall be ensuring training, accommodation, food, lodging and transportation along with a fixed salary to the selected candidates. The participants are keenly waiting for their new assignment which will not only help their empowerment but will also motivate other girls for pursuing higher education.   These girls will be given special training before they are given specific assignments.  

A team of officers from Tata Communication Ltd and Ministry of Tribal Affairs have camped in Ranchi and making arrangements for bringing these girls from their villages by bus and ensuring their comfortable journey.   A team of officials from TATA and Ministry is also accompanying these girls from Hatia to Hosur.   The remaining candidates will be sent in the second lot.





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