India – Labour Ministry launches career portal

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By (Danny Romero)

The Indian Labour Ministry has launched a new career portal, National Career Service, and signed eight Memoranda of Understanding with employment and career companies.

The aim of the NCS portal is to open opportunities for millions of job seekers and provide a database of authentic jobseekers.

Minister of Labour Bandaru Dattatreya, has said that the career portal will provide a transparent and credible platform and will save both employers and job seekers from possible fraudulent practices. Additionally, he has said that this initiative can link all the employment exchanges on a national platform so that more and more jobs can be accessed by youth.

Among the companies included in the partnership with the Labour Ministry include the Indian Staffing Federation, Uber,, Quikr Jobs, TechMahindra and

According to the Times of India, Labour Secretary, Shankar Agarwal, has said that 35 million authentic job seekers and 900,000 employers have registered on the portal so far.

Agarwal, said that NCS has been implemented to act as an integrated platform for all key stakeholders like industry, central government, state government, PSUs etc. to join hands in realizing India’s aspirations of becoming a globally competitive workforce. This IT enabled platform will provide credible information to and from job provider and job seeker about each other.

“These MoUs are only the first step in this journey and we look forward to more such strategic partnership,” Agarwal said.

Source:: Staffing Industry Analysts Daily Newsfeed

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