THE MACHINERY FOR JOINT CONSULTATION AND COMPULSORY ARBITRATION
The Scheme for Joint Consultation and Compulsory Arbitration for the Central Government Employees was introduced in the year 1966 on the lines of the Whitely Councils of the United Kingdom. This is a declaration of joint intent regarding the common approach of the Government of India on the one hand and the employees’ organisations on the other for joint consultation and smooth working. The basic objectives of the Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) are as under:-
To promote harmonious relations between the government and its employees.