|20 August 2007|
|Ministry of Labour & Employment|
UPGRADATION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTES
An externally aided ‘Vocational Training Improvement Project (VTIP)’ has been taken up during Eleventh Plan Period for up-gradation of 400 Government ITIs with the objective to produce multi-skilled workforce of world standard. 100 Government ITIs were taken up for up-gradation during the year 2006-07 and the remaining 300 ITIs are being upgraded during 2007-08 and 2008-09. The average allocation per ITI is Rs. 3.0 crore for establishment of infrastructure for multi-skill courses and up-gradation of related trades. Minimum of 100 trainees per year per ITI selected for upgradation would be benefited under the scheme. State-wise and Year-wise details of upgradation of government ITIs are as follows:
Another scheme of upgradation of remaining 1396 Government ITIs is also being implemented from the current financial year in Public-Private Partnership mode.
This was stated by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Labour and Employment, Shri Oscar Fernandes in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
MLD:LK:L-102(upgradation of ITI)(20.8.07)