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20 training institutes lose affiliation in Punjab

The technical education department has cancelled the affiliation of 20 institutions with the State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT). The affiliation of five institutions with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) has been suspended.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 25, 2013 20:28 IST
HT Correspondent

The technical education department has cancelled the affiliation of 20 institutions with the State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT). The affiliation of five institutions with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) has been suspended.

Disclosing this on Sunday, Punjab technical education and industrial training minister Anil Joshi said the department had reviewed the working of the art-and-craft teacher training institutions affiliated with the SCVT and found 20 lacking on many counts. "The admission to five NCVT institutions has also been barred," he said.

The institutions to lose affiliation are Guru Teg Bahadur Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Samana; Prime Technical Training Institute, Sangrur, Mata Gujri Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Patran; PRG Art and Craft, Kurali; Honey Art and Craft Institute, Patiala; Malwa Art and Craft Institute, Sangrur, Anand College of Art and Craft, Majitha; Gyan Jyoti ITC, Chunni Kalan; Natraj Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Barnala; International Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Sirhind; and Fateh Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Abohar.

The list also includes Sant Baba Nidhan Singh Art and Craft Institute, Garshankar, Punjab Medical Institute of Art and Craft, Jalandhar; National Art and Craft Institute, Sangrur; Gian Sagar Art and Crafts Institute, Amritsar; Akal Kirpa ITC, Malout; Sri Satya Sai Art and Craft Teacher Training Institute, Abohar; Vishwamitter Institute of Technical Education, Batala; Lala Lajpat Rai ITC, Moga; and Guru Har Krishan ITC, Gurdaspur.

In order to maintain the high standard of training, technical institutions had received new instructions, said Joshi.