Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Three hundred Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) would be upgraded at a cost of Rs.7.5 billion during 2007-08. 300 ITIs would be given assistance of Rs.25 million each for the purpose. Upgradation work was initiated during 2005-06 and 200 such institutes have already been upgraded. 1,396 ITIs would be upgraded under the PPP model (Public-Private Partnership model) by 2009. The state governments would continue to regulate these educational institutes.