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India: Training and development

Original author: Kochhar & Co
Updating author: Trilegal
Consultant editor: AZB & Partners

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Summary

  • There is no general statutory obligation on private-sector employers to provide or finance vocational training for employees, or right for employees to receive training, although private-sector employers with 20 or more employees do have some vocational training obligations in relation to employees with disabilities. (See General)
  • Beyond vocational training proper, certain employers have obligations to provide employees with training in health and safety, and in relation to preventing sexual harassment. (See General)
  • Employers that meet certain criteria must engage a minimum number of apprentices in designated trades. Apprenticeship contracts are subject to specific statutory rules in certain areas and must be registered with the public authorities. (See Apprenticeships)