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Gorakhpur Rozgar Mela

On 04 February 2024, REACHA team along with Jeevitam, as part of Access to Employability under IBM SkillsBuild actively participated in Gorakhpur Rozgar Mela organized by the Department of Vocational Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in collaboration with the UPSDM IT Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission, Government ITI and the Directorate of Training and Employment.

Key points highlighted by Honorable Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath during his speech at the event were -

  • Stressed on curriculum mapping to meet job requirements 

  • Stressed on learning different languages along with market aligned curriculum so that youth can have better value in the job market

  • Urged that new courses should be taught to meet current & evolving needs

  • Huge investments have been committed by corporates for UP. Youth in UP should get jobs in these projects. He also is asking industry to share their curriculums / exact needs so that aligned curriculum can be designed and taught to the youth through UPSDM etc.

  • IBM SkillsBuild Orientation session was undertaken in physical mode for students at Government ITI Charganwa in Gorakhpur prior to the job fair.

  • An impactful outcome was the successful onboarding of a young individual by REACHA. She was chosen for her coding proficiency, demonstrating 21st-century skills, and was offered a competitive salary as a result.

List of Dignitaries at the Gorakhpur Job Fair – 04 February 2024

  • Honorable Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath

  • Minister of State (Independent Charge) Skill Development and Vocational Training, Shri Kapil Dev Aggarwal

  • Member of Parliament, Shri Ravi Kishan

  • Principal Secretary, UPSDM, Shri M. Devraj (IAS)

  • Mission Director, UPSDM, Shri Ramesh Ranjan (IAS)


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