Joint Consultative Machinery
A Well structured machinery is in place for joint consultation between the Central Government and its employees for promoting harmonious relations and securing the greatest measure of cooperation between the Central Government and the general body of employees in matters of common concern. The objective is to increase the efficiency of public services along with the well-being of the employees.
It is three-tier machinery consisting of:-
(i) National Council- at the apex level, functioning under the Depar tment of Personnel and Training.
(ii) Depar tment Councils- functioning at Ministries’ / Departments’ level.
(iii) Office Councils- functioning at offices / organisations under various Ministries/Depar tments.
The Scheme has proved to be an effective forum for amicable settlement of grievances of the Central Government employees relating to their ser vice matters etc.