Written: Written on February 15, 1921
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from a typewritten text signed by Lenin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 85b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Deputy Chairman of the Narrow C.P.C.
I enclose herewith:
1) Extracts from the minutes of the general meeting of the communist cell of the workers’ department at the Moscow Higher Technical College dated 9/II.
2) The report from the commissar of the workers’ department at the M.H.T.C. of 10/II.
3) Extracts from the minutes of the joint sitting of the presidiums of the communist cells of the Institute of Railways Engineers, the Petrovsko-Razumovskaya Agricultural Academy, and the bureau of the communist cell of the workers’ department of the M.H.T.C. of 23/I.
4) A copy of the report from the instructor of the cultural department of the All-Russia Central Trade Union Council of 28/I.
I propose that the Narrow C.P.C. should deal specially with the question of the workers’ departments, study its every aspect and secure the utmost improvement in the condition of the workers’ departments.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars
 On April 18, 1921, the C.P.C., on a proposal of the Narrow C.P.C., approved a decree entitled “On the Provision of Hostels for Workers’ Departments”. It was published in Izvestia VTsIK No. 93 on April 29, 1921.