Joint Consultative Machinery – Composition of Joint Councils
Composition of Joint Councils
6. Composition of various Joint Councils is as follows:
Maximum number of representatives
Official Side Staff Side
National Council 25 60
Departmental Council 10 20 to 30
Office Council 5 8
6.1 The Chairman may, in addition, nominate any temporary member to the Official Side in connection with any particular item to be discussed at the meeting of the Council.
Distribution of staff side seats
6.2.1 Where there are two or more Unions/Associations representing different categories of staff the Chairman shall distribute the total permissible representation on the Council on the basis of the respective numerical strengths of the categories concerned.
6.2.2 Where there are two or more Associations/Unions representing the same categories of staff the total permissible representation shall be distributed by the Chairman on the basis of the respective membership of each Union/Association.
6.2.3 If there has been change in the membership of the Association/Union proportional representation given could only be changed after verification of membership to be done in the manner advised by the Chief Labour Commissioner.
6.2.4 Distribution of seats may also be done by the Chairman in consultation with the Associations/Unions in any other manner acceptable to Associations/Unions.
Nominations of representatives on the Staff Side
6.3.1 At the commencement of the constitution and thereafter when occasions arise each recognized employees organization which term shall include a Federation, a Confederation, an Association and a Union eligible for representation on the Council, shall be intimated the number of members it may nominate on the Council.
6.3.2 In the case of C.S.S. categories of staff nominations to the Staff side from amongst the Staff of the Ministry will be made by the concerned Central Associations/Unions/Federations recognized by the Government.
6.3.3 On receipt of intimation, a recognized employees’ organization may intimate the names of its representatives nominated by its Executive Committees.
6.3.4 In the event of retirement, resignation, death, etc., of a representative of an employees’ organisation such organization may nominate or, in the case of retirement, renominate its representative.
6.3.5 On receipt of intimation from the organisation the Chairman of the Council shall consider whether the nomination is in accordance with the provisions of the Scheme and inform the employees’ organisation concerned.