Government of India in the year 1956. The Council has been entrusted withthe responsibilities of prescribing standards and curricula for CraftsmenTraining, advising the Government of India on the overall policy andprogrammes, conducting All India Trade Tests and awarding National TradeCertificates. The National Council is chaired by the Minister of Labour, withmembers representing Central and State Government departments,
employers’ and workers’ organisations, professional and learned bodies, All
India Council for Technical Education, scheduled castes and scheduled
tribes, All India Women’s Organisation, etc. The Stat
e Council forVocational Training at the State level and the Trade Committees have beenestablished to assist the National Council.Method for discharging functions:
Meeting of NCVT is conducted once in a year to discuss variousissues on vocational training. Recommendations made during themeeting are accepted by Govt. of India for implementation.
Meeting of Sub-committee of NCVT dealing with affiliation isconducted three to four time in year to deal with affiliation and otherissues of Craftsmen Training.
Approval /comments from members of NCVT on syllabi & otherurgent issues are sought through circulation of documents beforeimplementation .
List of NCVT Members for Three years w.e.f. 23.10.2007
1. Union Minister of Labour & Employment/ ChairmanMinister of State for Labour & Employment2. Secretary (Labour & Employment Vice ChairpersonMinistry of Labour & EmploymentNew Delhi3.
Director General of Employment & Training/ MemberJoint SecretaryMinistry of Labour & EmploymentNew Delhi4.
Financial Advisor Member