Government to open 1,500 ITIs

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 12:40 hrs

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government hopes to set up 1,500 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and 5,000 Skill Development Centres (SDCs) in Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Minister of State for Labour and Employment K. Suresh said this in the Lok Sabha Monday.

He said the reason for setting up these institutes in PPP mode was to harness private sector efficiencies in skill development and to mobilise resources needed for the purpose.

India presently has 10,344 ITIs.

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