Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Rozgar Mela on Saturday, October 22 and
distributed appointment letters to 75,000 new appointees to government jobs. The
new recruits will be joining 38 central departments and ministries in various
levels in Group A and B gazetted as well as Group B (non-gazetted) and Group C

The posts
for which appointments were made include: central armed forces personnel,
sub-inspectors, constables, LDCs, stenographers, personal assistants, income
tax inspectors and MTS, the Indian government said in a statement.

The 75,000
recruitments were done through the departments using recruiting agencies such
as the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the Staff Service Commission
(SSC) as well as the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB).

In order to
expedite the process of recruitment, the agencies simplified the processes
through technology, the Indian government said.

Modi also
referred to the global economic situation during his address saying that the Indian
government is working on softening the blow of the economic problems faced by
several countries in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. He added that the
government is working on several fronts to maximise job opportunities for youngsters.

“It is a
fact that the global situation is not very good. Several large economies are
struggling. In several countries, problems such as high inflation and unemployment
are at their peak,” the Indian Prime Minister said. He added that the problems
created by once-in-a-century pandemic will not go away in 100 days.

despite this crisis faced the world over, the impact of which is being felt
everywhere, India is taking new initiatives and some risks to save our country
from being affected by these problems,” Modi said.

“We are working
to soften this impact on our country. It is a challenging job, but with your
blessings, we have been protected till now,” said the Indian PM.

Modi had earlier called upon government departments to recruit 10 lakh people
on “mission mode” over the next year and half.