The Department of Personnel & Training is the coordinating agency of the Central Government in personnel matters, specially in respect of issues concerning recruitment, training, career development and staff welfare. This Department publish orders from time to time for Central Government Employees according to the Government decision.
All matters relating to personnel policies of Central Government servants other than All India Service Officers, Joint Consultative Machinery for Central Government Employees and matters relating to the Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission and PESB are dealt by the Establishment Division.
There is a well-structured machinery for joint consultation between the Central Government and its employees on a wide variety of service matters having a bearing on the administration and the general interests of the Government employees. It is a three-tier machinery consisting of the National Council, the Department Council and the Regional/Office Council. Service matters, pertaining to the interests of the generality of the employees or specific groups of them, are dealt with by this machinery.