With the youth unemployment rate in cities hovering above 20%, the government Tuesday announced it would recruit 10 lakh people in “mission mode” over the next one-and-a-half years. The Prime Minister's Office 14 June 2022 stated in a tweet that he has come up with the recruitment of ten lakh people to be done by the Government in a mission mode in the next one and half years.
After this announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the youths of the state who have been waiting for job opportunities are expressing their happiness and enthusiasm.
What is Mission Mode?
Mission Mode is basically that the projects have clearly defined objectives, scopes, implementation timelines and milestones, measurable outcomes and service levels. It's Like recruitment to focus on filling vacancies in the ministries and departments like Posts, Defence (Civil), Railways and Revenue.
When does it start?
Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) was started with effect on 1 October 2020, as part of Atmanirbhar Bharat package 3.0 to offer incentives to employers for the creation of new employment opportunities along with the social security advantages and restoration of loss of employment during the pandemic. This scheme has been implemented through the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) with a focus to reduce the financial burden of the business that encouraging them to hire more workers.
A Mission Mode Project (MMP) is an individual project within the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP 2.0) that aims at one aspect of electronic governance, such as banking, land records or commercial taxes etc. Within NeGP 2.0, "mission mode" implies that projects have aim-defined objectives, scopes, and implementation timelines and milestones, as well as measurable outcomes and service levels. NeGP 2.0 comprises 44 Mission Mode Projects (MMPs), which are further classified as state, central or integrated projects.
Deadline set to fill the vacancies?
The Government has set a deadline for completing 10 lakh vacancies by December 2023, meaning all recruitments have to take place within 18 months.
What does the Government want to achieve from it?
The purpose is to increase employment opportunities to improve employability within the country.
What is the purchase behind this scheme?
The Government of India had declared the Aatmanirbhar Bharat package for offering stimulus to businesses and mitigating the impact of pandemics. Under this package, the government aimed at a fiscal stimulus of more than Rs 27 lakh crore that comprised various schemes focusing on providing employment to more people.
How can you prepare yourself for the recruitment?
Government job exams usually aim at three major topics that include General Knowledge, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude tests. For General Knowledge, refer to the NCERT books from classes 6 to 12 of History, Geography, Science, Social Science Practice Data Sufficiency, Number Series, Coding and Decoding. For the Quantitative Aptitude section, aim at Profit and Loss Data Interpretation, Time and Work, and so on.
Projects come under Mission Mode
Central Excise & Customs
Income Tax (IT)
Immigration, Visa and Foreigners Registration& Tracking
EDI For eTrade
National e-governance Service Delivery Gateway
Mission Mode Scheme 2022
According to a 2021 annual report made by the Pay Research Unit of the expenditure department under the Finance Ministry, the total number of regular Central government civilian employees employed (including UTs) as of March 2021 was 31.43 lakh as against the sanctioned strength of 40.66 lakh and around 22.69% of the posts were vacant.
In a meeting with the secretaries on 2 April 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed that employment should be the focus of all government interventions in both the public and private sectors.
After the meeting, the cabinet secretary had written to the secretaries and requested immediate action on the suggestions on recruitment by the Prime Minister.