Launches e-ITI Punjab App to facilitate one-step studying platform for college students and college
Also okays revival of Baba Hira Singh Bhathal institute of engineering and expertise Lehragaga
CHANDIGARH: To improve the present technical schooling ecosystem within the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave the go-ahead for 19 new ITIs together with one in Beas, with courses to be commenced within the forthcoming session.
Chairing a high-level division overview assembly right here this night, the Chief Minister additionally okayed upgradation of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Institute of Skills (as a consequent faculty of IKG PTU, Kapurthala) into Sri Guru Gobind Singh Skill University from the 2021-22 session. Captain Amarinder Singh additionally accepted the division proposal to revive Baba Hira Singh Bhathal Institute of Engineering and Technology Lehragaga.
Construction of 16 it’s is already in progress, whereas PWD has floated tenders for 2. While 16 of the 19 it’s shall be achieved by PWD, three shall be constructed by Punjab Police Housing Corporation (PPHC). The Finance Department has given approval for the creation of crucial posts for these ITIs.
On the event, the Chief Minister additionally launched a devoted cell app e-ITI Punjab which would offer a single supply of coaching/research materials to facilitate the trainees and college. Developed by the division, the appliance is an entire bundle for on-line coaching and encompasses a Digital library with 66 e-Books, 700 Lectures as PPT presentation, 900 Videos of lectures, 500 Videos of sensible demonstrations and Question Bank with 30,000 questions to help the scholars in on-line schooling.
In one other determination, the Chief Minister requested the division to fast-track the method of admission into Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus, Ferozepur and Beant College of Engineering and Technology, Gurdaspur from July 2021 onwards. Both these institutes have been upgraded to Campus/Non affiliating Universities.
During the assembly, the Chief Minister was apprised of numerous steps enlargement initiatives launched by the Technical Education Department, together with 60% improve in seats of ITIs to 37,996 from a stagnated degree of round 23,000 over the past ten years.
In order to make the coaching of college students extra industry-relevant, a Dual System of Training (DST) has been launched within the ITIs in collaboration with the Industry. Under this technique, the scholars get Theoretical Training for six months in an ITI and go to Industry for Practical coaching of 6 months. As a consequence, this 12 months, 413 models shall be run underneath DST and greater than 8500 college students will profit.
The Department has tied up with a number of reputed Industries like Hero Cycles, Trident Ltd., Avon Cycles, Swaraj Engine Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra, Federal Mogul Patiala, Godrej & Boyce Ltd. Mohali, International Tractors Ltd. (Sonalika) (*19*), NFL Bathinda & Nangal, Nestle India Ltd. Moga, Hero Eutectic Industry Ludhiana, Punjab Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd. Nangal, Hotel Hyatt, Hotel Taj and so on, the Chief Minister was knowledgeable.
Further, over the past 15 months, about half of the programs which have been affiliated with the State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) have been upgraded and affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET). These NCVET Certificates are acknowledged not solely in India but in addition in 160 international locations all over the world. In the 12 months 2018, solely 12750 college students acquired NCVET certificates in 606 NCVT models, whereas on this session, 33635 college students will get NCVET certificates in 1597 NCVT models – a rise of greater than 160%.
Besides, the division has translated books of 16 totally different trades of the Government of India into Punjabi and the work of translating about 25 totally different trades into Punjabi is in progress. At the identical time, the State has despatched greater than 25000 questions to DGT in Punjabi language for inclusion of within the Question Bank.