More than 5,000 unemployed youths from Mysore, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts seeking jobs, thronged the venue of the Job Mela organised by Janaspandana at Chikkammaniketana Kalyana Mantap at Kuvempunagar in city today.

Candidates who have passed SSLC, PUC, ITI, Diploma, Graduates in various subjects and undergraduates are participating in the Job Mela.

Separate counters were put up to prevent overcrowding and those seeking jobs could go to the counter of their interest.

About 30 companies such as Hinduja Global Solutions, Star Soft, Raman Computers, ICAD Engineering, Sys Information, Impulse Global Marketing, AIMS Computers, Eureka Forbes, LIC, Bajaj Alliance, Airtel, GRS Fantasy Park, Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre and many such companies are recruiting candidates at the Job Mela.

Janaspandana President and former MLA M.K. Somashekar, former MLC D. Madegowda, Congress leaders S. Prakash, Priyadarshini and others were present.