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Defence ministry signs MoU with private firm to generate employment for ex-servicemen

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NEW DELHI, June 21 (PTI): The ministry of defence on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with a private firm to facilitate the re-employment of ex-servicemen, an official statement said.

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According to the ministry, from April 2022 to March 2023, as many as 24,234 ex-servicemen received gainful employment in various sectors.

The directorate general (Resettlement) under the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare of the defence ministry signed an MoU with Adecco India Private Limited to facilitate the re-employment of ex-servicemen, the statement said.

Adecco is a staffing and recruitment solutions provider with specialisation in outsourcing and consulting services.

“The objective is to bring corporate companies and ex-servicemen on a common platform to generate employment opportunities in various sectors such as IT, e-commerce, logistics, telecom, aerospace and defence, facility management, security, digital assessment services, power and energy, manufacturing, chemical and agro,” the ministry said.

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“This partnership would bring in more visibility of our ex-servicemen to the industry and corporates and help in achieving the objectives of providing skilled manpower and giving a dignified second career to ex-servicemen,” Maj Gen Sharad Kapur, director general (Resettlement) said.

 

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