English Release 18-May 2013
- Min of Labour & Employment
- 45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference Concludes with A Resolve to Provide Universal Social Security Coverage and Assured Pension to the Entire Working Population
Ministry of Labour & Employment10-March, 2008 18:25 IST
|Vocational Training Centres|
| LOK SABHA|
Industrial Training Institutes / Industrial Training Centres are set up under the administrative and financial control of the respective State Governments. No central assistance / grants are provided for running these ITIs.
However, Central Government is providing assistance for upgrading 500 ITIs in the country, out of which assistance to 100 Government ITIs is met through domestic resources and 245 Government ITIs (out of 400 ITIs identified so far) from World Bank assistance, during the last three years
Proposals for release of Central assistance from various States including the State of Karnataka are received and central assistance for their upgradation is released after scrutiny of the proposals. So far, central assistance of Rs. 8.66 crores has been released for upgrading 12 ITIs in the State of Karnataka.
In addition, an amount of Rs.57.5 crore has been released for upgradation of another 23 ITIs of Karnataka as interest free loan under the scheme of Upgradation of 1396 Government ITIs through Public Private Partnership mode in the current financial year
This information was given by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment Shri Oscar Fernandes (Independent Charge) in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :36198)