Modernisation of Employment Exchanges


As per the information received from the States/UTs, the number of employment exchanges functioning in the country are 997 including Maharashtra. The State-wise detail is at Annexure-I.

The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) Project for transformation of the National Employment Service to provide a variety of employment related services like job matching, career counseling, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, etc. These services are available online on the National Career Service Portal (www.ncs.gov.in).

The NCS Project also envisages setting up of Model Career Centres (MCCs) in collaboration with States and other institutions of repute to deliver employment services. Ministry has approved 164 Employment Exchanges for establishment of Model Career Centres. The Central Government provides financial assistance to the States for establishment of MCCs based on the proposals and scheme guidelines. The State-wise details of funds approved, released and utilized are at Annexure-II.  These Model Career Centres can be replicated by the States from their own resources.

In addition, the NCS project has a component of interlinking of employment exchanges with NCS and provides assistance to States for up gradation of infrastructures in employment exchanges. The Government provides financial assistance based on the proposals received from states and scheme guidelines. Funds have been released to 24 States/UTs as per details at Annexure-III.

Annexure-I

State/UTs-wise details of number of Employment Exchanges functioning in the country

Sl. No.

States/UTs

Number of Employment Exchanges

1

Andhra Pradesh

17

2

Arunachal Pradesh

12

3

Assam 

52

4

Bihar 

47

5

Chhattisgarh

26

6

Delhi

14

7

Goa

1

8

Gujarat

48

9

Haryana

59

10

Himachal Pradesh

15

11

Jammu & Kashmir

17

12

Jharkhand

42

13

Karnataka

40

14

Kerala 

89

15

Madhya Pradesh

49

16

Maharashtra

47

17

Manipur

11

18

Meghalaya

12

19

Mizoram

3

20

Nagaland

8

21

Odisha

40

22

Punjab

47

23

Rajasthan

38

24

Sikkim*

-

25

Tamil Nadu

35

26

Telangana

14

27

Tripura

5

28

Uttarakhand

24

29

Uttar Pradesh

99

30

West Bengal

77

31

Andaman & Nicobar

1

32

Chandigarh

2

33

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1

34

Daman & Diu

2

35

Lakshadweep

1

36

Puducherry

1

 

Grand Total

997

           Note:*No Employment Exchange is functioning in the state.

 

Annexure-II

 

State/UTs-wise details of funds approved, released and utilized for setting up of Model Career Centers during the last three years and current year

           

Sl. No.

States/UTs

Amount (in Lakh Rs.)

Approved

Released

Utilized

1

Arunachal Pradesh

35.3

21.18

0.00

2

Assam

192.48

147.25

115.07

3

Andamand& Nicobar

44.87

26.92

15.88

4

Andhra Pradesh

242.3

161.83

33.40

5

Bihar

104.17

76.79

50.88

6

Chhattisgarh

135.16

96.59

60.08

7

Delhi

40.79

24.47

15.00

8

Goa

13.76

8.25

8.25

9

Gujarat

216.02

114.91

92.19

10

Haryana

41.85

25.11

24.59

11

Himachal Pradesh

74.69

35.06

13.25

12

Jammu & Kashmir

210.75

131.7

18.95

13

Jharkhand

46.86

37.48

32.54

14

Karnataka

160.66

98.02

66.14

15

Kerala

87.54

52.53

22.97

16

Lakshwadeep

17.76

10.65

5.06

17

Maharashtra

167.25

81.56

21.55

18

Meghalaya

86.52

56.09

28.15

19

Madhya Pradesh

389.69

285.06

262.52

20

Nagaland

37.36

22.42

22.42

21

Odisha

225.42

153.67

91.75

22

Pudducherry

39.2

31.36

23.52

23

Punjab

94.76

49.14

0.00

24

Rajasthan

386.34

231.82

4.86

25

Telangana

209.58

131.78

41.89

26

Tripura

58.14

35.82

35.50

27

Tamil Nadu

363.99

231.8

40.19

28

Uttar Pradesh

156.24

92.91

77.07

29

Uttarakhand

104.32

52.86

39.64

30

West Bengal

367.18

227.02

36.10

 

Grand Total

4350.95

2752.05

1299.41

 

Annexure-III

 

Details of amount released for enhancing infrastructure in employment exchanges and for organizing job fairs.

Sl. No.

State/UTs

No. of Employment Exchanges

Amount Released

(Rs. in lakh)

1

Andhra Pradesh

16

152

2

ASSAM

51

464

3

Daman & Diu

2

7.04

4

Gujarat#

48

406

5

Jammu & Kashmir

22

200

6

Jharkhand

43

274

7

Karnataka

34

336

8

Madhya Pradesh

54

602

9

Nagaland

8

95

10

Odisha

56

291

11

Punjab

46

84

12

Rajasthan

35

272

13

Telangana

21

222

14

Tripura

6

39

15

Uttarakhand

19

112

16

West Bengal

21

140

17

Uttar Pradesh

75

629.37

18

Tamil Nadu

37

560

19

Mizoram

4

29.92

20

Puducherry

5

16.21

21

Bihar

48

645

22

Chhattissgarh

28

416

23

Himachal Pradesh

33

80.87

24

Haryana

54

267.87

25

Maharashtra*

-

-

 

Total

766

6341.28

Note: *Proposal from Maharashtra State under Interlinking Scheme has been received and is in under process.

This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.


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