Five times the number of unemployed requested by the government to monitor pandemic control measures was the number of applications submitted to the Ministry of Energy, after it reached about 1400, with the result that a draw had to be made. The draw, in the context of the process of purchasing services from 260 unemployed, took place yesterday at the Ministry of Energy through an automated electronic application system.
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It was attended by those who met the minimum criteria that had been announced – close to 1000 according to our information – and the Ministry of Energy even posted on its Facebook page the relevant video from the draw. According to an announcement by the ministry, the 260 people who were drawn were also expected to receive a relevant notification via their e-mail yesterday, with which they will be informed about the service in which they will be placed. After being trained in the procedure and inspections to be carried out, they will participate in the prudential controls of trade and other economic activities.
Of the 260 unemployed, services will be purchased for a period of three months with the possibility of renewal for another three months. The amount of earnings of the unemployed has been set at € 1,000 per month, for 40 hours of work per week, but they will be required to pay contributions to the TKA as self-employed. As the ministry announced on February 24, addressing the relevant call for expressions of interest, the minimum criteria that the interested parties must meet were to be registered unemployed in the Register of Unemployed of the Social Security Services, to have a diploma of a recognized Secondary School or diploma. to speak Greek very well, to have a white criminal record and the male candidates to have a certificate of military status, which proves the completion of military service or their legal release. Those interested could apply electronically until midnight on Tuesday 2 March.