(The Gist of PIB) e-Rozgar Samachar launched to spread awareness about job opportunities [AUGUST-2019]

    (The Gist of PIB) e-Rozgar Samachar launched to spread awareness about job opportunities [AUGUST-2019]

e-Rozgar Samachar launched to spread awareness about job opportunities

  • The e-version of Rozgar Samachar has been launched recently by Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar.

Key highlights

  • It has been launched with a view to make aspirants aware of job opportunities in government sector including public sector enterprises.
  • It will also provide information and guidance about admission and career opportunities in various streams through career-oriented articles by experts.
  • It is expected to meet the emerging challenge of young readers switching to electronic modes of communication.
  • The journal has been priced at 75% of the cost of its print version and is available for an annual subscription fee of Rs. 400.
  • It can be accessed by visiting the website www.employmentnews.gov.in and clicking on the e-version tab.


  • Rozgar Samachar is the corresponding version of Employment News (English). Employment News is the flagship weekly job journal from Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
  • It was launched in 1976 with a view to provide information on employment opportunities to the unemployed and underemployed youth of the country.
  • The journal is published in English(Employment News), Hindi (Rozgar Samachar) and Urdu (Rozgar Samachar) and has a circulation of over one lakh copies per week.


  • The job journal provides information related to job vacancies, job oriented training programmes, admission notices related to job oriented exams and results of recruitment exams in respect of:
  • (a)Ministries/Departments/Offices/Organizations/Autonomous bodies/ Societies/ PSUs of the Central Government, State Government and UT Administrations;
  • (b) Nationalised banks/ RRBs /UPSC/SSC/ Constitutional and Statutory bodies;and
  • (c) Central/State Governments Universities/ Colleges/Institutes recognised by the UGC/AICTE.

Other utilities

  • In addition to this, Employment News also provides editorial content on socio-economic issues and career guidance that helps youth in broadening their horizons.
  • The job journal serves as a guide to the youth; especially those in rural areas, by helping them gain an understanding of the job market and the plethora of employment opportunities that otherwise go unnoticed.
  • The weekly educates the young people to make an informed decision about their careers.

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