Skill Development & Employment Department
Skill Development & Employment Department's Employment Service is the - Governance Initiative taken by the Government of Uttarakhand to provide appropriate employment opportunityto the unemployed youth in uttarakhand. Job seekers register themselves with these Employment Exchanges and get notified as soon as any vacancy in the Government or private sector matches their desired profile. It also provides the facility to different organizations to register their need for man power and find suitable candidates as per their requirements. National Employment service(NES) came into existence in July 1945 for the purpose of resettling demobilized Defence service personnel and discharged War Workers in civil life through the network of employment exchanges controlled by the then Directorate General of Resettlement and employment(DGR&E). Subsequently separate wing for civilians was created and termed as Directorate General of Employment and Training(DGE&T). The primary objective is placement of job-seekers either on regular jobs and through counseling motivate job seekers to avail of self-employment opportunities available with the District Industries centres(D.I.C) and also sponsor candidates for various Government self Employment Scheme.District Employment Officer is a member of the DIC which screens loan application of the candidates.For furtherance of the employability of the job-seekers , collection of employment market information, career counseling and vocational guidance are inbuilt in the system.