ACTIVITIES UNDER EMPLOYMENT WING
JOB SEEKERS IN THE LIVE REGISTER
During the current year, 5602 fresh applicants have registered at the various employment Exchanges for job assistance. The details are shown in Table-I. The different categories of applicants on the Live Register of the State as on 31/12/2020 are shown in Table-II. The total number of registered applicants stand at 85397 till date.
There is a Self-Employment Promotion Cell (SEPC) in the Regional Employment Exchange, Kohima which co-ordinates Self-Employment promotional activities. A total of 1354 candidates were registered, out of which 254 were placed in various Self-Employment ventures during the current financial year.
PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CELL
A special Cell for Physically Handicapped applicants established with Central assistance has been merged with the Regional Employment Exchange, Kohima. At present there are 1114 applicants on the Live Register of Employment Exchanges under Physically Handicapped category.
EMPLOYMENT MARKET INFORMATION
Under the Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act 1959, the Employment Exchanges are empowered to collect various Employment Statistics from all public and private sectors employing more 24 persons. Under this Act, the Department can also collect information from the private sector units employing 10 to 24 persons on voluntary basis. E.M.I. programme does not give the accurate picture of employment as it does not include all establishments in private sectors, Military establishments, High court & State Legislative Assembly.