NVTI in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, January 22: Union Minister for labour and employment Bandaru Dattatreya today said his ministry is proposed to establish National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking to media after visiting Advanced Training Institute (ATI) at Vidyanagar, he said that unorganized sectors will be given preference for training in the Institute.

The union minister said that parliament has recently passed a Bill providing for stipend to the apprentices in which 50 per cent of the stipend amount will be borne by the Central Government and 50 per cent will be borne by the Micro Small Medium Industry and it is expected to provide Rs. 4000/- to Rs. 6000/- stipend opportunities to these apprentices also.

He said that 10 lakh personnel would be given training in various skills. Dattatreya further stated that 35% of women personal will be given training in Fashion Technology, Tailoring, Embroidery etc.,

The union minister said that in Telangana State, 3808 seats are available in ITI institutes out of that 2109 are used by them and still 1609 seats are remaining to fill up. Likewise, in A.P, there are about 2619 seats out of which 1121 seats are filled up and still 1498 seats are to be filled.

Dattatreya said he has instructed the Director, ATI and ATI EPI to train nearly 10,000 people for training in Hyderabad.  He informed that he would direct DG to visit the Institute to go through the project report as stated above in this regard and to take final steps for getting it approved.

The union minister said he is happy to know that this Institute got eligibility to get ISO Certificate and the process is already in the half way.  He released the Manual of Learning Service Management Manual and Procedures there on in this regard.

He assured the ATI of all help and assistance from his side to upgrade the Institute into world Class Institute including arranging infrastructure and funds. (NSS)

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