Updated on 2nd August 2011

The Directorate General of Employment and Training, Government of India is the apex body as far as the Employment Exchagnes are concerned under whose instructions / guidelines, the functioning of the Employment Exchange is governed. The Employment Exchagne in this Union Territory are functioning under the Administrative Control of the Director of Employment and Training, Labour Department, Puducherry.

Apart from one full-fledged Employment Exchage at Puducherry, employment service in the region of Karaikal was orginiated in the nomenclature of Rural Man Power Unit under the control of Block Development Officer. Thereafter it started functioning in the name of Employment Information Bureau from 1969 and later upgraded as Sub-Employment Exchage at Karaikal, with effect from May, 1980 and District Employment Exchange with effect from 2008. The Employment Information Guidance Bureau at Mahe and Yanam were upgraded as Town Employment Exchanges with effect from November 2000 and January 2001 respectively and are also functioning to cater to the needs of the job aspirants of the respective regions.