About 9 lakh unemployed in Bihar
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 21:18
  
Patna: Bihar government on Wednesday admitted in the state legislative council that the number of officially registered unemployed youths in Bihar stood at over 8.75 lakh.

Replying to a call-attention notice of Dilip Jaiswal (BJP) in the house, Labour Resources Minister Janardan Singh Sigriwal said there were over 8.75 lakh officially registered unemployed with the state employment offices in 2010, a jump of 4.39 per cent from the figure of 2009.

He said the state government has organised employment fairs, ensured campus selection and provided jobs through various employment bureaus from time to time to help unemployed youths get jobs.

"We are sincere to live up to the expectations of the youths by creating avenues for jobs," he said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 21:18


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