Delhi Cm sets target to provide 20 Lakh jobs under ‘rozgaar budget’ in 5 years
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a high-level review meeting on the progress of the ‘Rozgaar budget’. When announcing the budget, the government had set a target of creating 20 lakh jobs over the next five years.
The meeting was convened in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Minister of Industry Satyendar Jain, Minister of Environment Gopal Rai, Minister of Transport Kailash Gahlot and Vice President of the Dialogue and Development Jasmine Shah as well as senior officials from all relevant departments.
The Chief Minister stressed the importance of creating more jobs in the context of the country’s economic situation and the need for gradual development. Speaking to officials after the presentation of the progress reports, CM Kejriwal said: “I think our announcement of 20 job opportunities in the lake is a very new initiative. With all the specific details we noted, I think it may be a first experience of its kind in the budgeting exercise.”
”The whole world is watching us and appreciating how we have transformed education, health, electricity and water. We will overcome all challenges and make Delhi an example also in the employment sector,” added the Chief Minister.
It should be noted that, in many areas, the Delhi government has announced job creations. The Delhi government will promote iconic markets like Lajpat Nagar, Kamla Nagar, etc. to build a brand around them to increase sales and attract more customers from Delhi and the rest of the country.
Apart from this, the Delhi government will organize a shopping festival for 4-6 weeks during the months of September and October or February and March. The Grade-A Retail and Food Spaces program will be taken over by the Ministry of Transport to make Delhi the hub of experiential shopping and food and to meet the demand for high quality shopping malls and food in Delhi.
The Delhi government has also announced a food truck policy, Cloud Kitchen Policy, a Delhi startup policy. The Dilli food hub redevelopment scheme will be taken over by the tourism department to promote the visibility of Delhi’s iconic food hubs. Gandhinagar will be developed as a Grand Garment Hub. Redevelopment works will be carried out in industrial areas notified as non-compliant.
Delhi’s Electronic City project will be managed by the Department of Industries investing in ‘green, clean and sustainable’ industries for the future. The Delhi Wholesale Shopping Festival will be run by the Department of Tourism, restore Delhi’s position as a commercial and commercial hub, provide wholesale employment opportunities and boost wholesale trade through incentives and l ‘brand image. Under the Delhi Wholesale Shopping Festival, the promotion of wholesale business in Delhi by organizing a large-scale shopping festival in the city would be carried out.
Dilli Bazaar will be Delhi’s own digital platform with the aim of helping local vendors in Delhi to reach wider customer base worldwide and offer virtual market tours to gain the experience of the physical market.
The Delhi Government will launch Rozgar Bazaar 2.0 which will be operated by the Department of Employment and the DSEU of the Delhi Government with the aim of launching an integrated job search platform to facilitate employment linkages and livelihoods of job seekers in Delhi.
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