A total of 20361 job seekers registered themselves at Employment Exchange in Goa in 2017, according to a written reply tabled in the state assembly on Thursday this week.
According to the reply, out of the 20361 job seekers, 10093 were male while 10268 female. The number of job seekers in previous years were 18921 in 2015, 21945 in 2014 and 21492 in 2013.
However, total number of candidates or job-seekers on Live Register of Employment Exchange till the date of reply was 1,24,582, out which male job seekers were 65,811 while female job seekers were 58,711.
The reply said the Office of the Commissioner, Labour and Employment did not maintain any record related to employees who were granted extension in service after attaining superannuation.
The reply was given by Minister for Labour and Employment Rohan Khaunte in response to a questioned raised by Congress MLA from Tivim Nilkanth Halarnkar.