In the present day scenario, placements in the Government sector is decreasing. Self-Employment promotion is the need of the hour. Necessary information is given to entrepreneurs visiting the Employment Exchanges regarding the various Self Employment Schemes implemented in the state like Nehru Rozgar Yojana, Kudumba Sree etc.

Apart from these, there are three Self Employment Promotion Schemes implemented exclusively through the Employment Department. They are

  • KESRU (Kerala Self Employment Scheme for the Registered Unemployed)
  • MPSC/JC (Multi-Purpose Service Centers/Job clubs)
  • Saranya (Self-Employment Scheme for the Destitute Women)

These Self Employment Programmes are implemented through the14 District Employment Exchanges

Special Self-Employment Guidance Units are functioning in 2 District Employment Exchanges in the State, one at Kollam and the other at Idukki.

Highlights of Self Employment Schemes Implemented through Employment Department

  • High subsidy
  • Less formalities
  • No intermediaries
  • Free EDP Training
  • Departmental support
  • Free service