Updated on 27th October 2016
Special Cell was established in 1979 in the Employment Exchange, Puducherry for the welfare and to cater the needs of SC/ST/Ex-serviceman job seekers regarding their employment opportunities, employment career guidance and counseling.

In order to provide necessary facilities for registration of SC candidates, the team of SC/ST cell visits the SC concentrated areas of Puducherry periodically with prior intimation to the concerned Welfare Inspector and by broadcasting in All India Radio for making Spot registration viz. Fresh, Renewal and Additional (Updation) and imparting Career Guidance and Counseling employment opportunities / Self Employment opportunities.

Whenever, vacancies for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen notified by the employers, eligible candidates pertaining to the said categories are being sponsored to the employers according to their seniority and suitability.

In addition to that, to increase Employability and Employment to the unemployed SC/ST candidates, various training are being imparted to the SC/ST candidates who have registered in this Employment Exchange under the Scheme of Special Component Plan for Scheduled Caste (SPSC).