SRINAGAR: The unemployed graduates youths who have completed their graduation in the horticulture subjects on Saturday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding the government give them preferences in job recruitment process in posts available in this field.
Scores of the protesting unemployed youths from various areas of the Kashmir valley assembled here in a press enclave here under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Horticulture Graduates , chanted the slogans in favour of their demands.
The protesting unemployed youths said that after they have completed their degrees in the Horticulture subjects, the government is not creating the posts for the Horticulture Graduates.
Moshin Ahmad, one of the protesting youth said that the students who have completed the graduation in horticulture subjects from different Indian universities are unemployed. Since the year 2007 no preferences have been given to horticulture graduates in the job recruitment process.
“Despite the horticulture sector increasing day by day in the Jammu and Kashmir valley, we Horticulture graduates are still unemployed in Jammu and Kashmir ,” He said .
He said that we have completed our degrees in the Horticulture field. So, we can do our jobs in the Horticulture sector. But it seems that there is no scope for the Horticulture degrees.
The protesting horticulture graduates unemployed youths said that the government should give preferences to the horticulture unemployed youths and creation of more posts in the Horticulture department as well as in the universities.
The protesting unemployed youths also requested the L.T Governor of Jammu and Kashmir to look into the matter and provide job preferences in the Horticulture sector and universities.