Ningbo introduces measures to serve high-end professionals amid epidemic

Updated:2020-02-14 (chindaily.com.cn)

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Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang recently unveiled 12 supportive measures to help high-end professionals resume work amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. 

The application deadline for the 3315 Series Plan, an initiative launched by the local government to attract global talent, will be extended to April 15 from March 15. 

Subsidies offered by the local government will be allocated to teams who are included in the plan after they submit the required application materials and have passed an evaluation via video conference. Furthermore, the funding period is set to be extended by another six months. 

High-end professionals will be able to apply for housing subsidies within six months after the conclusion of the first-level of response to the epidemic.  

Overseas engineers who could not return to Ningbo but continued to work for local enterprises amid the epidemic are still eligible to receive government subsidies after submitting the required documents. 

Enterprises can apply or renew working permits for foreign workers online without submitting any paper documents. 

A total of 55 free online job fairs will be held by the end of February. Jobseekers can log onto the website (nbrc.com.cn) to search for jobs. 

The local authorities have mobilized 100 human resource service agencies in the city to provide free short-term services for enterprises to recruit workers during the epidemic prevention and control period. 

High-end professionals working in the city can dial the service hotline--0574-87183315 or 15088855863--for more information.