Question: How is the apprenticeship training scheme implemented?
DGE&T is responsible for implementation of the Act in respect of Trade Apprentices in the Central Government Undertakings and Departments. This is done through its six Regional Directorates of Apprenticeship Training (RDATs) located at Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kanpur and Faridabad.
At the State level, the State Apprenticeship Advisers are responsible for implementation of the Act in respect of Trade Apprentices in State Government Undertakings/ Departments and Private Establishments.
Department of Secondary and Higher Education in the Ministry of HRD is responsible for implementation of the Act in respect of Graduate, Technician & Technician (Vocational) Apprentices. This is done through four Boards of Apprenticeship Training (BOATs) located at Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai & Chennai.
Central Apprenticeship Council, is an apex statutory tripartite body which advises the Government in laying down of policies and prescribing norms & standards in respect of Apprenticeship Training Scheme.