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Particulars of Organization, Functions and Duties
Objective/ purpose of the public authority:
The objective of the public authority is to see that:
Mission/vision statement of the public authority:
To give free, fair and transparent service to the unemployed persons and the employers.
Brief history of the public authority and context of its formation:
In 1945, after 2nd world war, the Government of India started resettlement cell for the displaced ex-service personnel. Then these services were used in 1947 for the resettlement of the refugees of the partition. On 1st Nov 1956 the working of the Employment Department was handed over to the State Governments. Now the main policies and procedure is framed by DGE&T, Govt. of India and implementation part is handled by the State Governments.
Duties of the Public Authority:
The primary duties are
Main activities/functions of the Public Authority:
List of services being provided by the public authority with a brief write-up on them:
Implementation of EE (CNV) Act, 1959
As per section 4 of the Act every establishment in public and private sector shall before filling up any vacancy in any employment in that establishment, notify that vacancy to the prescribed Employment Exchanges. Further, as per section 5 of the Act, it is mandatory for every establishment in public or private sector to render prescribed returns to the Employment Exchanges.The public authority has to ensure implementation of both of these sections.
Efficient and effective service to the employers as well as to the job seekers
The Employment Exchanges submit candidates to the employers on the basis of seniority of registration and other requisites etc. The public authority has to ensure that the employment exchanges carry out this task as per the guidelines provided by the DGE&T or the State Directorate.
Implementation of The Punjab Payment of Unemployment allowance to Educated Unemployed Youth Rules, 1978
The State Govt. has made provision for disbursement of unemployment allowance to the candidates satisfying prescribed conditions. The public authority has to ensure that the Employment Exchanges carryout this task in a fair manner.
Ensuring maximum, accurate and updated dissemination of educational and vocational information till the remotest ends of the state
The Employment Exchanges impart educational and career counselling to the applicants visiting the Employment Exchanges and to the students through group talks, schools talks, exhibitions, career conferences, self-employment camps etc. The public authority ensures that all the vocational guidance activities remain a continuous process.
Implementation of specific sections of the PWD Act 1995.
Chapter VI and section 68 of chapter XIII of the Act which relate to the identification and reservation of vacancies for physically handicapped, setting up of a special Employment Exchange for physically handicapped, disbursement of unemployment allowance to the physically handicapped etc. have been entrusted to the Department of Employment.
Organisational Structure Diagram at various levels namely State, directorate, region, district, block etc (which ever is applicable):
Expectation of the Public Authority from the public for enhancing its effectiveness and efficiency.
People should come forward with their problems and suggestions/solutions so that they may be served in the best possible way.
Arrangements and methods made for seeking public participation/ contribution :
Seminars, conferences, exhibitions and rozgar melas or placement camps are organised for students, teachers,parents and public in general. Industrial visits for students are arranged to provide them with an opportunity of on the spot study of the working conditions. Self employment camps are organised in close co-ordination with the other agencies to provide latest information with the purpose of motivating applicants. Unemployed educated applicants are informed about competitive examinations and advertised vacancies. Coaching camps are organised for public to prepare them for competitive examinations.
Mechanism available for monitoring the service delivery and public grievance resolution:
Address of the main office and other offices at different levels (please categorise the addresses district wise for facilitating the understanding by the user):
1. Directorate of Employment, Punjab - SCO No. 47/2, Sector 17-E, Chandigarh.
2. State Employment Exchange, Mohali at, Chandigarh - SCO No. 1118-19, Sector 22-B
3.Office of the Deputy Director Employment, Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped - 4-C, Green field, South Model Gram, Ludhiana.
District-wise Employment Exchanges. View More
Morning/Opening Hours of the Office 9 A.M.
Closing Hours of the Office 5P.M.