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Out of the reckoning: 385 ITIs lose affiliation for not complying with norms

A majority of the de-affiliated industrial training institutes (ITIs) belong to Punjab, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

education Updated: Jan 03, 2018 19:54 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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The ITIs were found non-conforming to the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) norms and; accordingly, processed for de-affiliation as per the prevailing de-affiliation procedure, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

New Delhi The Directorate General of Training has de-affiliated 385 industrial training institutes (ITIs) during the last five years (2013-17) owing to their non-compliance with norms, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

The Directorate General of Training is an arm of the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship.

“These ITIs were found non-conforming to the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) norms and; accordingly, processed for de-affiliation as per the prevailing de-affiliation procedure,” minister of state for skill development and entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

As per the reply, majority of the de-affiliated ITIs belong to Punjab, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

At present, there are nearly 14,000 government and private ITIs functioning in the country.

First Published: Jan 03, 2018 19:54 IST