Ministry of Labour and Employment Forges Strong Partnerships with Leading Private Job Portals to Boost Employment Opportunities

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Delhi, 13th September 2023: In a significant development, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has inked Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with prominent private job portals, esteemed companies, and skill providers. This collaboration aims to seamlessly integrate with the National Career Service (NCS) portal, a move set to substantially enrich employment prospects and services for job seekers.

Under these agreements, private job portals will generously share their job vacancies on the NCS platform, allowing registered job seekers to apply with ease. The MoUs were officially sealed by Amit Nirmal, Deputy Director General (Employment) on behalf of the Ministry, in the presence of Smt. Arti Ahuja, Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, and Shri Ramesh Krishnamurthi, Additional Secretary (Labour and Employment).

The Ministry entered into these valuable partnerships with a range of leading entities, including TeamLease HRtech (Freshersworld), India Pvt Ltd (foundit), QUESS CORP Limited, Delivery Track (VSS Tech), KARPAGA Assessment APP MATRIX Services Private Limited (HireMee), QUIKR INDIA Private Limited, TCS iON, and By sharing their job vacancies on the NCS portal, these organizations are poised to open up exciting employment avenues for NCS-registered job seekers. Additionally, more than 30 lakh eShram registered workers from the unorganized sector who have joined NCS will also benefit from these collaborations.

Notably, the Ministry also forged an MoU with TCS iON to offer free online soft skills employability training in both English and Hindi to job seekers registered on the NCS Portal. This training has proven highly effective in enhancing the employability skills of job seekers, ultimately elevating the quality of the workforce available for selection.

Another noteworthy agreement was signed with KARPAGA Assessment APP MATRIX Services Private Limited (HireMee) to provide job seekers with a free facility for self-assessing their suitability for specific roles through aptitude tests. Employers will also benefit greatly from this feature, as it will streamline the initial candidate screening process, saving valuable time in candidate selection.

Arti Ahuja, Secretary of Labour and Employment, emphasized the significance of these partnerships for job seekers nationwide. She underscored the praise received by the NCS portal from participants of the G20 – Employment Working Group and expressed a desire for further collaborations with government and private organizations, all aimed at enhancing the NCS’s ability to serve job seekers and employers more effectively.

Earlier on the same day, the Ministry of Labour and Employment convened a meeting with representatives of placement organizations, employers, and private job portals, chaired by Ramesh Krishnamurthi, Additional Secretary of the Ministry. The meeting focused on discussions surrounding the improvement and strengthening of partnerships with the NCS portal. Participants offered valuable suggestions to address challenges faced by employers during the employment process and provided input on the proposed NCS portal upgrade.