Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Employment Exchange and Who Needs to Register with an Employment Exchange?
A. An Employment Exchange is a government office that provides employment assistance to job seekers. Candidates registered with an Employment Exchange are sponsored to employers for recruitment to vacancies notified or advertised. Employed persons looking for more suitable jobs can also register with the Employment Exchanges to avail better job opportunities.
2. Who can Register with the Employment Exchanges?
A. Unemployed youth may register for employment assistance with the Employment Exchange located within the area where they normally reside.
3. What You Need to do to Register with an Employment Exchange?
A. A candidate may register with an Employment Exchange in person or online. Online Registrants will be issued a temporary Registration Number on completion of Online Registration Process and may visit the Local Employment Exchange within 30 days for verification of original documents/certificates after which a Permanent Registration Number will be issued.
4. What is online Registration?
A. Online Registration is the facility which allows a Candidate to register through the internet and from the comfort of their home, office, kiosks etc. after which the candidate may visit the local Employment Exchange for verification of original documents.
Online registration also allows job seekers to search for suitable jobs and to update their qualification and other details online.
5. Who can join the ITI?
A. Any person who has attained the age of 14 years can join the ITI provided he/she has the minimum qualification required for the Trade.
6. What are the courses offered by the Govt ITIs?
A. The following courses are being offered by the different GITIs
|(i)||ITI Shillong||Stenography, Plumber, Welder, Fitter, Preservation of Fruits and Vegetable, Fitter, Surveyor, Wireman, Electrician, Mechanic (M.V), Civil Draughtsman, IT&ESM, Carpentry|
|(ii)||ITI (w) Shillong||Hair and Skin Care, Dressmaking, Advance Dressmaking|
|(iii)||ITI Tura||Stenography, Plumber, Welder, Fitter, Preservation of Fruits and Vegetable, Surveyor, Electrician, Mechanic(M.V), Draughtsman Civil, IT & ESM, Carpentry, Mechanic(RTV), Typewriting|
|(iv)||ITI Jowai||Stenography, Electrician, Mechanic M.V, Welder|
|(v)||ITI Nongpoh||Plumber, Wireman, Welder|
|(vi)||ITI Nongstoin||Wireman, Carpentry|
|(vii)||ITI Williamnagar||Stenography, Wireman|
|(viii)||ITI Resubelpara||Plumber, Wireman|
|(x)||ITI Sohra||Plumber, Wireman|
7. When is the admission open and where do I apply for admission?
A. The Admission notice is usually advertised during the month of May/June of each year. Interested candidates may download the form from the Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training (DECT) Website (http://dectmeg.nic.in) or visit the ITI for the forms and submit to concerned ITI.
Chief Inspector of Boilers & Factories
Q. Which types of establishments are covered under the Factories Act?
A. The term “factory” is defined in Section 2(m) of the Factories Act, 1948. It means that in any premises if 10 or more workers are engaged in a manufacturing process with aid of power or if 20 or more workers are engaged in the manufacturing process without aid of power such premises will be covered under the Factories, 1948.
Q. Which authority enforces the Factories Act 1948?
A. The Factories Act and the rules framed there under are enforced by respective states/UTs through the office of Chief Inspector of Factories under the Labour Department of the State Government/UTs.
Q. Whether a place where in a manufacturing process are carried out with or without the aid of power employing less than 10 or 20 workers respectively can be covered under the Factories Act?
A. The State Government is empowered to declare that all or any of the provisions of the Act shall apply to any place wherein manufacturing process carried out irrespective of number of workers employed therein.
Q. What are the daily hours of work?
A. No adult worker is allowed to work in a factory for more than 9 hours in any day.
Q. Whether the approval, licensing and registration of a factory are compulsory?
A. Yes, It is compulsory. The approval, license and registration of a factory is compulsory before starting the manufacturing process. The occupier of the factory should submit the plan to the Chief Inspector of the State for approval. After the approval, the licensee will be granted by the CIF and the factory will be registered.
Q. What are the various provisions to be abided by the occupier of the factory?
A. There are many provisions, which are to be strictly followed by the occupier. The details are available in a publication known as the Factories Act, 1948. There are 120 sections divided into 11 chapters, which can be referred for detailed information.