Ministry of Ports and Shipping Formulates New Program to Engage Dynamic Young Professionals
Catch them young seems to be the new mantra of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways as it has formulated a program to engage talented, forward-thinking and dynamic young professionals in its various divisions.
The program emphasizes active on-the-job learning for young professionals. Professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the workings of government as well as development policy concerns. Professionals will be expected to provide high-quality inputs in areas such as infrastructure, data analytics, project management, start-up, innovation, skills development, digital transformation and environment, among others, in order to meet the needs of the ministry.
The program will encourage the active participation of young people in decision-making. This will further contribute to social well-being at the individual level, by building self-esteem and a sense of autonomy, and will bring crucial benefits for societies, such as increased awareness of common concerns and common will. to identify solutions that work in the long term. term.
Initially, more than 25 young professionals will be hired under this scheme. Professionals should have a qualification in BE/BTech, B Planning and/or MBA or an equivalent degree in a relevant subject/area and at least three years of relevant work experience.
Professionals in accounting, finance, law, statistics, economics/business, data analysis will also be hired depending on the requirements of the ministry. The initial commitment period is two years and can be extended for an additional two years based on performance.
The application for the invitation to publicity will be published on the ministry’s web portal and on the national portal of the career guidance service of the Ministry of Labor and Employment.
Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, “Engaging young people in government initiatives can increase their understanding and interest in administrative functioning, as well as encourage active citizenship. This will also raise young people’s awareness of the maritime sector.