Amhara creates close to 300,000 jobs in 9 months

  • PDF

Addis Ababa, 28 April 2014 (WIC) – Close to 300,000 jobs were created in Amhara Regional State during past nine months, according to the State Technique, Vocational and Enterprise Development Bureau.

Bureau Public Relations Head, Zelalem Niguse, told WIC that the jobs were created to unemployed people residing in all 10 zones and 38 urban administrations of the state.
The bureau has managed to attain 72 per cent of its annual plan and 95 per cent of its 9 month plan, according to Zelalem.

According to him, the jobs were created in the small and micro enterprises sector mainly in the manufacturing, construction, urban farming, service and trade areas, among others.

Coordinated efforts of leaderships, professionals and the community have played a key role for the success attained towards creating job opportunities, according to Zelalem.

In order to engage the youth in modern industry sector, some 57, 217 youth (25, 582 male and 31,635 female) are being trained in 79 colleges located in the regional state, he said.

Zelalem finally said utmost efforts would be made to attain the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) by give due attention to the industry extension and manufacturing sectors, among others.


Subscribe to get latest news

Visitors Counter

mod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_counter
mod_vvisit_counterToday9819
mod_vvisit_counterYesterday25055
mod_vvisit_counterThis week306681
mod_vvisit_counterLast week281452
mod_vvisit_counterThis month34874
mod_vvisit_counterLast month1147369
mod_vvisit_counterAll days( since may 28, 2013)13588333

We have: 250 guests, 53 bots online
No: 54.91.113.91
 , 
Today: Aug 02, 2014