Unemployment Relief Scheme was re-introduced to facilitate employment for the most vulnerable groups of society, with the aim of improving their quality of life in assisting them in securing a permanent employment.

The functions of this Unit include:

  • Manage and coordinating the profiling, registration and placement of the vulnerable e.g. welfare recipient, ex-convict, drug addicts, people living with disability, single parents amongst others.
  • Remove dependents on Welfare assistance.
  • Increase Labour supply for the Labour Market.
  • Registration of participants/jobseekers and employers on the scheme
  • Profiling of the different group of participant
  • Processing and placement of the participants
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the programme