Government’s Skill Registry app for job seekers
Alappuzha: If you have recently lost your job or has been laid off, there is an app that will help you to search a new job. If you are ready, there are many opportunities. The skill registry mobile app by the government has now gained popularity in times of coronavirus pandemic.
The mobile app ‘Skill Registry’ was developed by Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence (KASE) in cooperation with Industrial training department, Kudumbashree, Panchayat department and Employment department.
The application provides an opportunity for skilled workers to find day to day jobs and make them capable of finding their daily work themselves. Skilled workers who are not certified or professionally trained will also be considered on producing a declaration certified by the Panchayat.
The app acts as a platform for the customers to find labourers for their day-to-day household and industrial job requirements. Electricians, plumbers, carpenters etc, any field will be applicable here.
The customers can select labourers based on their qualification, expertise and wage. It also provides labourers for hire on hourly basis for emergency services.
Types of jobs
Major Services in 37 service sectors are provided. Electronic appliances service and repair, electrician, plumber, carpenter, painter, coconut climber, day care-babysitting, driver with vehicle and without vehicle, 2/3/4 wheeler repair, agricultural work, catering , civil draughtsman, cooking, gas stove repair, interior designing, wood cutter, welding, truss work, tailor, gardening and landscaping, geriatric care-in houses/hospitals, grass cutting, home cleaning, housekeeping, maid, laundry and ironing, masonry-small construction work/renovation, compost pit/ring work, mobile beauty parlor services at houses, health checkup at houses etc are the jobs and services available on the app platform.
How to register
The Skill Registry app can be downloaded from Goggle Play store. Providing basic details, one can register as job seeker or provider.
Job seekers have to upload documents like ID card, course certificates of training (if any) etc. Those who are have not attended courses, then a declaration of local self-government ward member or councilor has to be submitted, said Alappuzha district nodal officer of the app K N Vinod.
For more details, one can contact government ITIs and employment exchanges.