Senior Citizens Employment Exchange Portal Registration – 60 Years plus aged citizens can Apply Online for Govt Jobs Re-Employment under the new SACRED Portal scheme. The Central Government is making available a platform called ‘Employment Exchange’ with the intention of providing employment opportunities to senior citizens.
The platform is being set up with a policy called ‘Senior Able Citizens for Re-Employment in Dignity (SACRED)’ which is a respectable re-employment for senior citizens. It has been officially launched by the Central Government on October 1, 2021. Senior citizens above 60 years of age and interested in employment can register in the Senior Citizens Employment Exchange portal, which includes details of their education, experience, skills, interest, etc.
SACRED Website: https://sacred.dosje.gov.in
SACRED Employment Exchange for Senior Citizens – Apply for Job through Portal
The Centre Govt has also appealed to companies like CII, FICCI and Assocham through letters to help senior citizens who are interested in doing the job. According to central government reports, the number of senior citizens in the country is growing rapidly. Currently, there are 13.3 crores, senior citizens, in the country.
By 2026, the number will reach 16.28 crores. In the past, the central government has made helpline 14567 available for senior citizens. Regarding the legal issues resolution, emotional support, harassment complaint this number can be contacted. Permission for freelance and pro-free work models will also be provided through the portal.
How Senior Citizens will be selected for the job?
Companies will have the opportunity to meet virtually with senior citizens registering on the SACRED portal and select or recruit them. Employment Exchange Portal for Senior Citizens will also train the applicants for the new skills and tasks.
Senior Citizen Employment Exchange – Who can apply for the job?
The inter-ministerial committee decided that retired armed forces personnel, RBI, state and central government employees could be hired for jobs. Social Justice and Empowerment Secretary R Subramanian said the forum will bring together several institutions to provide work opportunities to the elderly. This is the first of its kind initiative