NAPS

APPRENTICESHIPS

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) is a new scheme of Government of India for the employers to promote apprenticeship. Apprenticeship training is one of the most efficient way to develop skilled manpower for industry by using training facilities available in the establishments without putting any extra burden on exchequer to setup training infrastructure.
Apprenticeship Training consists of Basic Training and On-the-JobTraining/Practical Training at workplace in the industry.

Who Is An Apprentice

An apprentice is a person who has entered into a contract of apprenticeship with the employer for apprenticeship training under the Apprentices Act.

NAPS Is Required To

  • Promote apprenticeship training
  • Incentivize employers who wish to engage apprentices
  • Increase the engagements of apprentices from present 2.4lakh to 50lakh cumulatively by 2020

NOTE

Clause 7B under the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992 as part of Apprenticeship Act, 1961 (amended in 2014), mandates establishments over 40 employees to engage apprentices

Main Components of Scheme

Following of our courses are currently approved under NAPS

  • Assistant Lab Technician-Food and Agricultural Commodities
  • Baking Technician/Operative
  • Corn Starch Manufacturing Technician
  • Dairy Processing Equipment Operator
  • Fish and Sea Food Processing Technician
  • Jam, Jelly and Ketchup Processing Technician
  • Packing Machine Worker-Food Processing
  • Spice Processing Technician
  • Squash and Juice Processing Technician
  • Traditional Snack and Savoury Maker

Employer can also introduce a tailor-made course as per the Industry requirements which are exempted from any benefits under NAPS.

Top Food Processing Employers under NAPS

  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Gadre Marine Export Pvt Ltd
  • Haldiram Foods International Pvt Ltd
  • Britannia Industries Limited
  • Ferrero India Private Limited
  • Cremica Food Industries Limited
  • Tasty Bite Eatables Limited
  • Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd.
  • Pravin Masalewale
  • Ruchi Agro Products Private Limited
  • Gandour India Food Processing Pvt Ltd
  • Sahyadri Agro Retails Ltd
  • Falcon Marine Exports Ltd
  • Haldiram Foods International Limited
  • Hari Marine Private Limited
  • Mondelez India Foods Private Limited
  • United Spirits Ltd