KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The International Labour Organization and the Department of Labour and Occupational Safety jointly launched a smartphone application on public employment service centre amidst a special function in Kathmandu.
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLESS), Gokarna Bista who launched the web portal -- www.jobkhoj.gov.np -- expressed confidence that the portal would be a milestone to provide real time data on employment information for employers and employment seekers.
The job portal application is designed for android and iOS platform to provide a wider and easier coverage of available jobs in the market and particular skills that employers are looking for, according to a press statement issued by ILO Nepal Office.
“This job portal should come handy even for those who use cheap mobile sets and those who live in the far-off villages of Nepal. The government has accorded high importance to employment generation within the country and we hope to keep track of the status of employment generation through this app and other tools,” the statement quoted Minister Bista as saying.