Skill Hands Portal

A platform where employers/citizens can avail the services of skilled work force

Government of Meghalaya

About Us

The Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training consist of two Services - viz,

1. Employment Service.
2. Training Service.

* The Employment Service is rendered through the 11 District Employment Exchanges and 2 Sub-Divisional Employment Exchanges in the State.
* Training Services is being imparted through a network of 10 Government Industrial Training Institutes spread over the 11 Districts in the State.


Objectives :

Employment Wing :
* To promote co-ordination between manpower supply and demand by rendering job assistance to job seekers/Employers.
* To promote employability of job seekers and students through Vocational Guidance activities.
* It also includes upgradation of skills.

Training Wing :
* Vocational Training is concerned with imparting and acquisition of skills, knowledge and attitude.
* It includes pre-service Training, apprenticeship Training & in-service Training.
* To facilitate Manpower Planning and analysis through effective implementation of Employment Market Information.

Implementation of Skill Development Programmes and Strengthening of Employment Exchanges for Enhancing Employability of the Youth will be the thrust area for the Department during the 12th Five-Year Plan Period with a target of training 6000+ people annually through 4 (four) Major Schemes viz,. Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS), Skill Development Initiative (SDI) Scheme and Short-Term Job-Oriented Courses (State Initiative). Further, Modernization of Employment Exchanges through the Employment Exchange Mission Mode Project (EEMMP) of the Government of India will be taken up during this period.

Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training, Meghalaya

About Skill Hands Portal

"This website is specially developed to take care of the linkage between specialized skilled individuals and citizens. It is a small effort on the part of the Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training to provide a common platform to connect a skilled individual with potential employers in a simple but more effective manner."