Jaipur: Rajasthan School Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara on Wednesday launched ‘Rajiv Gandhi Career Portal’ for students from classes 9 to 12.
The portal aims to provide career guidance with information on entrance examinations, scholarships, and employment-oriented courses.
It is a big step of the government towards providing employment-oriented education to students. The portal is developed with support from UNICEF along with technical partner iDreamCareer
and is a first-of-its-kind in the country, Dotasara said.
He said the portal will provide information to students on over 200 vocational, 237 professional courses besides online information on over 455 employment areas, 10,000 colleges in the country, 960 scholarship schemes and over 955 entrance examinations.
Later, the minister announced the formation of Rajiv Gandhi Career Counselling Cell. Portal launched will benefit 16231 government schools of Rajasthan, to provide career information to 2.3 million/23 lakh students in classes 9-12.