The erstwhile labor and employment department was bifurcated on 26th September, 2016 vide Govt Notification No. AR.2/2014/42 . as Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department with the sub ordinate organizations as Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training (DE&CT) and Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM).
Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department (SEED) has been established for providing good quality skill training to the youth of Assam with the mandate of implementing number of scheme as laid down by Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) Govt. of India and State Government. These scheme are to be accomplished on mission mode through DE&CT and ASDM.