Upgradation of ITIs into Centre of Excellence
(Domestic Funding and World Bank funding )
The main object of the programme is to upgrade the existing ITI into Centre of Excellence (CoEs) for producing multiskilled workforce of world standard by providing appropriate infrastructure, equipments, update syllabi and introduce new trades. The Centre of Excellence will cater to the skill requirement of the cluster of industries in the particular areas by organizing multi-skilling courses on modular pattern. For example if in a particular area , the industries cluster is linked with the automobile sector, then it will be desirable that the proposed centre may provide training in the automobile related skill areas such as auto electrician, motor mechanic...etc. The scheme is implemented from the year 2005-06.
In first phase of the scheme, during the year 2005-06, 100 ITIs across the Nation were upgraded with the financial assistance from Government of India, Out of them 08 ITIs were selected in Gujarat State. For the upgradation of one ITI apart from the above 08 ITI , Project Cost for one ITI is Rs:160.00 Lacs per ITI , thus the Project Cost was Rs.1280.00 Lakhs , sharing the expenditure in 25 : 75 ratio between State and Central Government.
The scheme is already completed by March 2009 and total Expenditure of Rs.1280.00 Lakhs is incurred; out of them Rs.960.00 Lakhs is received as 75% Central Share from Government of India.
2. World Bank Funding:
From the 2nd year of Implementation of the scheme, total 400 ITIs across the Nation were to be upgraded under the Vocational Training Improvement Project with the financial Assistance with the World Bank Assisted Project. Under this project total 29 ITIs are being upgraded in the State till the date. For the upgradation of one ITI apart from the above 29 ITI , Project Cost for one ITI is Rs:350.00 Lacs, thus total Project Cost was Rs.10,000Lakhs , sharing the expenditure in 25 : 75 ratio between State and Central Government.
The scheme may be closed by December 2012. Total Expenditure is incurred Rs.9428.72 Lakhs till March 2012 and rest may be incurred by December 2012 Out of the total expenditure, Rs.7223.25 Lakhs is already received as 75% Central Share from Government of India and rest may be received during current year.
Out Comes of Scheme are as under:
1. Before implementation of CoE scheme earlier ITIs where looked like undeveloped infrastructure, old broken buildings and not enough man power. But after implementation of CoE scheme overall view has changed by latest machinery, new own building and renovated building and good infrastructure for trainees.
2. Before implementation of CoE scheme earlier ITIs has very limited number of Modules and Trades, after implementation of scheme there are total six BBBT Modules and six Advance Modules are available for total 9 different Sectors.
3. Before implementation of CoE scheme ITIs got very less number of applications from student and showing less interest in admission, after implementation of scheme increase number of students getting admission and increase the completion with other developed ITIs for similar Trade.
4. After implementation of scheme new experienced instructors are recruited and they trained trainee properly and take individual care of each trainee.
5. All ITIs have make collaborations with different industries for their respective trade for practical training and workshop for visiting several times during different modules.
6. The dropout ratio decrease.
7. Properly organized workshop and seminar at SPIU - Head Office level increased.
8. Placement Advisory Bureau (PAB) has increase the level of Intellectual Quality of trainees and increases the placement ratio positively.
9. For environment related issue all ITIs had done the plantation in the campus of ITI and also in frontage part of the ITI.
10. Also nominate the EMF coordinator for Environment related subject and trained the EMF Coordinator and SS Instructors for EMF related training at CEE Institute at Ahmedabad.
11. Trained the BBBT & Advance Modules staff at different Advance Training Institutes selected by World Bank