Hawassa town creates 38, 213 jobs

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Hawassa, 10 June 2014 (WIC) – The Hawassa town administration said it has created jobs for 38, 213 people during the first nine months of this budget year.
Some 9,311 of the jobs are permanent, mayor of the town, Yonas Yosef, said at the 3rd round urban based development and good governance forum held recently at the town.

The plan was to create 13, 134 permanent and 24,575 jobs in throughout the budget year, according to Yonas.
The mayor further said that the social mobilization strategy being implemented in the town is assisting the ongoing development and good governance activities.

The dwellers are taking active part in the goal that is useful to all persons by organizing themselves in 239 villages, 845 development teams and in 3,356 ‘1-to-5’ model, he said.
He said the dwellers are participating in 15 development and good governance programs, which include alleviating security problems, unemployment, disease, tax evasion and backwardness, among others.
According to the mayor, 81 of the 239 villages have successfully realized all the 15 programs. Some 73 villages are also on the right truck to effectively attain all the programs.

Deputy Chief Administrator as well as Trade and Industry Bureau Head of SNNP Regional State, Melese Alemu, on his part said all the successes are resulted from the right development policy of the state.
Melese finally called on the residents to scale up their ongoing development efforts.