In order to mitigate the unemployment problem, two Employment Exchanges are functioning in the district. One is the District Employment Exchange functioning at Kasargod (for unemployed persons of Kasargod Taluk) and the other is the Town Employment Exchange, functioning at Kanhangad town (for Hosdurg Taluk). The Employment Information and Assistance Bureau is Manjeshwar Block Office.
Implementing and coordinating all programmes of employment assistance and Self Employment Schemes, Career Guidance, Employment Market Information, Service and Studies are the main functions. A Vocational Guidance Unit, Self Employment Unit and Employment Market Information(EMI) unit are functioning to implement all the above programmes.
The unemployment registered status :
The registrants are eligible for Unemployment Allowance @ Rs.120/- per month subject to certain conditions. Applications for unemployment allowance are to be submitted to the concerned Panchayat/ Muncipality.
The District Labour Office consolidates and enforces the Labour Laws and Labour Welfare Measures in this District. Conciliation and settlement of Industrial Disputes, distribution of Financial Assistance under various Labour Welfare schemes viz., Tree Climbers Welfare Fund, Agricultural Workers Pension etc, implementing Labour Laws and taking action against the violation of Labour Laws. Attending Gratuity cases-conducting enquiry on subsistence claims, helping to maintain peace and stability in industrial relation through a smooth and peaceful way of functioning and by intervening at the right time and situation are also attended to.
The District Rural Development Agency is attending the work of Release of Central & State Share to District Panchayat, Block Panchayat and Grama Panchayat under the schemes like: JGSY, IAY, EAS, SGSY, PMGSY, IWDP, RERSP etc.
For Industry - Land in Development Area, Plot and Parks.
The Public Distribution System is controlled by Civil Supplies Department / District Supply Office, Kasargod. There are two taluk supply offices and one Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum office under the DSO.
Sales Tax and Agrl. Income tax Collection during the year 2000-2001