Jammu and Kashmir finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Saturday said 25 corporate bodies across the country were committed for training and placement of 25000 state's youth.
A government spokesman said that the minister for finance and Ladakh affairs informed government's nod for a road map for skill up-gradation of 9 lakh persons during the 12th Five Years Plan period so as to improve their employability and earning capacity.
"Focus will be on un-employed youth belonging to the backward areas and less privileged sections of the society," Rather said.
Addressing a public gathering in a remote village of Bonen in Tehsil Chadoora, Rather said a multipronged strategy has been launched to solve the un-employment problem adding that directions have been already given to concerned agencies to fast track the recruitment process.
"It is hoped that 70,000 to 80,000 posts shall be filled up during next few months," Rather added.
He said commitment of 25 Corporate Bodies across the country has been received under the banner of UDAAN, to train up 25,000 youth of the State in skill leading to jobs through higher and better qualifications.
"Job offers have already been received by the initial batches that have successfully completed their skill upgradation courses. He said under HIMAYAT, about one lakh youth are to be targeted for skill development and placements during five years' time frame,"said the spokesman.
Rather cautioned the people about the "machinations of the opposition, adding that they will come to mislead you by raising frivolous issues, because they have no agenda to face the people".
He claimed that promises made to the people will be fulfilled with act of faith assuring that all the resources are being pooled to come up to their expectations.
He said touring remote and backward areas along with officers and engineer was part of the government strategy to reach out to the people near to their doorsteps to redress their grievances on the spot.