Industrial Training Institutes to be upgraded

October 3rd, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for implementation of Scheme Upgradation of the remaining 1096 Government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) through Public Private Partnership for the period 2008-09 to 2011-12 at total cost of Rs.2800 crore.
Through this scheme 1096 selected ITIs will be upgraded through Public-Private Partnership. Industry Partner will be involved in all aspects of training from development of curriculum to trade testing.
Academic and financial autonomy given to the ITIs will improve their internal and external efficiency. The demand driven and improved quality of training will lead to better employability of ITI graduates. (ANI)

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