May 12, 2021 | by C-Quel Legal Research TeamactApprenticenews
With an objective to enhance apprenticeship opportunities for the youth, the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreunership has introduced a Draft Concept note on the Apprentices Act, 1961, while proposing various amendments.
Following are the key takeaways in the proposed amendments:
March 12, 2021 | by C-Quel Legal Research TeamactApprenticenews
Major changes have been proposed in the apprenticeship act:
1. A shift from government regulation to self-governance. This is to enhance apprenticeship opportunities and to sync with labour reforms and safety measures.
2.The amendment of the act will bring flexibility in training and employment since it will allow outsourcing of apprentices to third parties.
3. This will include new sectors such as staffing companies for outsourcing.
4.Companies will be able to hire apprentices for their foreign operations as well.
5.Under the new amendment, executive authorities will be fined for failure to take apprentices.