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12 students of ASCOMS Nursing College get offer letters to work in Japan

JAMMU: Twelve students of ASCOMS Nursing College Jammu, which were selected by two Japanese companies for care worker jobs, were handed over conditional offer letters at a grand function held at College premises.

According to a spokesperson of the College, two Japanese companies namely FA Group and Blueworks International represented by Yamazaki Takao and Kakuda Tomassadamori recently visited ASCOMS Nursing College in Jammu and selected 12 candidates out of 34 for care workers' job. Out of the 12 selected candidates, 7 are from Ladakh Region and 5 are from Jammu Region.

These candidates have to join in Japan within a period of 6 months from the issuance date of the offer letter. The salary package offered to them is 890-1000 yen per hour which in Indian currency equates to Rs 591- Rs 664 per hour. Working 8 hrs per day means they would earn a minimum of Rs 4728 per day. The contract period is 3 years and extendable by another 2 years depending on their performance in Japan.

The offer letters were presented to the eligible candidates by DK Batra, Resident Trustee ASCOMS, Dr Pawan Malhotra, Director Principal ASCOMS, Manik Batra, Director Batra Group, Bhisham Batra, Director Batra Group and Sarla Kumari, Principal, ASINE.

Manik Batra, Director, Batra Group said, "This is the first time any Japanese company has come to a Nursing College in J&K and recruited candidates directly from campus placement. We are in touch with more companies in Japan and more such campus placements will follow in the near future."

Pertinent to mention here that Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) India and the Ministry of Labour, Government of Japan, had signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to transfer technical skills, techniques and knowledge from Japan to India appropriately and smoothly under Technical Intern Training Program (TITP).

As a part of the MoC, trained/semi-trained individuals from India will be sent to Japan for on-the-job training for a specific period, for maximum period of up to 5 years under this program. TITP allows technical intern trainees to acquire and master the skills of the Japanese industries and professions under the employment relationship for a period of 5 years.


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