September 26, 2019
Government of India
Department Of Personnel and Training
Sub: Policy formulation for direct appointment of Trained Trade Apprentices of Central Government Industrial Establishments like Railways, Defence etc., as per the amended provisions of Section -22 of Apprentice Act,1961.
The above subject was discussed as Item No.1 of the Standing Committee meeting of the National council (JCM) held on 7-3-2019. The extract from the minutes of the above meeting is given below for your kind ready reference
Chairman stated that in the first instance, the concerned Ministries/Department have to formulate a policy for direct appointment of Trained Trade Apprentices under the Apprentice Act, 1961 and the percentage of reservation of posts for Apprentices shall be decided
We regret to inform you that till date no steps have been taken by the various Central Government Industrial Establishments to implement the above mentioned decision of the National Council (JCM). We therefore request you to kindly arrange to issue necessary instructions for implementation of the above decision in consultation with the staff side of the respective Departments. A copy of your instruction may please be endorsed to this office.
(SHIVA GOPAL MISHRA)