Upgradation of Government ITIs with the private participation

The Chairman, KSDA in early days of her assuming office visualized/realised that many Government ITIs which are running in their own buildings are functioning with old technology/syllabus and thus are not of catering to the present demands of employment in various sectors and that there is need, not only to upgrade them but to introduce digital technology in order to train the students in keeping with the present requirements of employment in various sectors. The Chairman, KSDA visualized the need to bring in the reputed private partner to play a major role in upgradation of Government ITIs and zeroed on to M/s Tata Technologies Limited as the appropriate partner. The Chairman, KSDA held a meeting as early as on 10th February followed by a detailed meeting along with the power point presentation on 4th March with Tata Technologies Limited and there after several rounds of discussions. The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation, the Ambedkar Development Corporation and Peenya Industries’ Association were also involved in the discussion/meetings.

Based on the outcome of the meetings, suitable recommendations have been made for up gradation of Government ITI. It is happy to note that the efforts of KSDA have yielded fruitful results. The Government of Karnataka approved the Recommendations of KSDA and accorded approval for up gradation of 150 government ITIs at a cost of Rs. 4636 crores with the private partnership of M/s Tata Technologies Limited.

Signing of Mou between SDEL, Gok and Tata Technologies