The Assam Rules and Procedure for Grant of Stipend to Craft Trainees in the Community Centres for Plantations Workers
Published vide Notification No. GLR.592/81/46, dated 25.7.1984., Published in the Assam Gazette, Part 2A dated 26.2.1986, page 293
(i) Carpentry, (ii) Tailoring, and (iii) Such other crafts as may be introduced by the Governor from time to time.5. Purpose. - The purpose for imparting such training is to encourage self-employment among as the Tea Plantation Workers. 6. Rate and mode of payment of stipend. - (1) Stipend shall be paid at the rate of Rs. 40 (Rupees forty) only per trainee per month or at any other rate that may be determined by the Governor from time to time; (2) Such stipend shall be paid to a trainee for one trade only. (3) Such stipend shall be paid to a trainee monthly or quarterly or half yearly or yearly as may be convenient to the Governor; and (4) Such stipend be non-transferable. 7. Selection of candidates. - On receipt of applications in prescribed form the Labour Welfare Organiser shall prepare a statement of eligible candidates in order of preference and submit the same to the Welfare Commissioner with his recommendations. The Welfare Commissioner shall in his turn make a final selection of candidates in consultation with the Secretary, Labour and Employment if necessary. 8. Attendance. - The stipend holders shall attend at least 75 (seventy five) per cent of the Classes held in a year in the craft concerned and shall maintain good conduct in and outside the classes and shall show satisfactory progress in acquiring the skill. 9. Examination. - Quarterly or Half-yearly or Annual Examination as per procedure evolved for this purpose shall be held to determine the standard of progress of a trainee. 10. Duration of stipend. - The tenure of stipend shall be for a maximum period of 2 (two) years subject to termination earlier if stipend holder discontinues to attend the classes or shows poor progress or his conduct is found to be unsatisfactory. 11. Appeal. - Any trainee aggrieved by the decision of the Welfare Commissioner may make an appeal to the Secretary to the Government of Assam Labour and Employment Department for a review of decision within 30 (thirty) days from the date of the orders of the Welfare Commissioner.