AMMAN — The National Employment Programme (Tashgeel) has helped 21,110 people find jobs in the private sector since its launch in April 2022.

According to data made available to the Jordan News Agency (Petra) on Wednesday, Tashgeel has helped 924 men and 702 women (beneficiaries of the National Aid Fund) secure employment in 972 private sector businesses since its launch.

The top employer has been the industrial sector, followed by education, tourism, and mining and quarries sectors.

A total of 55,526 job-seekers registered for the programme, which aims to provide 60,000 jobs based on private sector needs, including 28,292 males and 27,230 females.

Under the programme, a man or woman employed by a private sector entity will receive JD130 as monthly wage subsidy for a maximum period of six months, provided that the employer offers the employee a one-year contract at least.

The programme also allocates JD10 for social security contributions and an additional JD10 in transportation allowances, with total support across all categories equalling JD150.



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