About the DGE

The Directorate General of Employment (DGE) in Ministry of Labour is the apex organization for development and coordination at National level for the programmes relating to National Employment Services. DGE is an attached office of Ministry of Labour & Employment and located at New Delhi. Employment service is operated through a countrywide network of Employment Exchanges. Development of these programmes at national level, particularly in the area concerning uniform policies, standards and procedures are the responsibility of the DGE. But, day-to-day administration and overall control of Employment Exchanges / Career Center rest with the respective State Governments/ Union Territories Administrations. DGE is headed by Additional Secretary (Labour & Employment) and Director General of Employment.