Trade Test in respect of Industrial Employees in Ordnance Establishments – INDWF
Ordnance Factory Board
10 A, Shaheed Kahudiram Bose Road Kolkata —700001
The Sr General Manager / General Manager
All Ordnance and Ordnance Equipment Factories
Sub : Trade Test in respect of Industrial Employees
Ref : Various Queries from Factories
Various Queries from Factories Various queries have been raised by factories in regard to trade test for Industrial Employees.
The same have been complied and a consolidated clarification is being issued for the same in the table underneath :-
|SI No.||Point of Doubt||Clarification|
|1||Periodicity / Frequency of Trade Test||Quarterly(January-April-July-October) after imparting 15 days training.|
|2||Validity of Trade Test||3 years from the date of declaration of results of the Trade Test|
|3||Whether trade test can be conducted prior to completion of qualifying service/probationary period.||SRO 185/1994 only provides residency period norms. Reasonably, however, trade test may be conducted for all categories of Industrial Employees from Semi-skilled to HS-II, one month prior to the completion of the qualifying service / residency / probationary period after imparting the 15 days training mentioned above.
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Actual promotion/placement is qualifying, however to be accorded after completion of necessary qualifying service/residency period (satisfactory competition of probationary period in respect of Semi- skilled lEs), and getting necessary vigilance e clearance.
|4||Whether for promotion to the post of MCM, a trade test is required.||No trade test is required for promotion to the post of MCM. PC of A (Fys) clarification No. Pay/Tech-II/04 dated 08-11-2013 circulated vide OFB Circular No. 20/15/GenI./A/IR dated 04th December 2013 refers.|
|5||How the movement of IEs has to be regulated from 14.06.2010 to 13.12.2010||From 01.01.2006 to 14.06.2010. IEs can have two movements.
1. First movement against exemption provided vide MoD Circular No. 11(5)/2009-D(Civ.I) dated 14/06/2010 for the above period.
2. Second movement against a valid trade test as mentioned in para above, subject to fulfilment of residency period norms.
Beyond 14.06.2010 1. No exemption as per MoD letter dated 14.06.2010 is to be given.
All movements are to be regulated against a valid trade test as mentioned in para 2 above, subject to fulfilment of residency period norms.