Directorate General of Employment & Training
Ministry of Labour
Government of India
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Major functions of the DGE&T are:

  1. To frame overall policies, norms, and standards for vocational training.

  2. To diversify, update and expand training facilities in terms of craftsmen and crafts instructorsí training.

  3. To organise and conduct specialised training and research at the specially established training Institutes.

  4. To implement, regulate and increase the scope of training of apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961.

  5. To organise vocational training programmes for women.

  6. To provide vocational guidance and employment counselling.

  7. To assist scheduled castes/scheduled tribes and persons with disabilities by enhancing their capabilities for wage employment and self employment.

  8. To conduct regular training programmes for Employment Officers and develop staff training material for use by the Employment Service personnel.

  9. To collect and disseminate information concerning employment and unemployment and prescribe uniform reporting procedures.