Amritsar : State government will introduce a new syllabus in the Industrial Training Institutions (ITIs) and Polytechnic Colleges from coming academic session to improve the technical education at par with modern technologies besides providing option of education in Punjabi medium in these institutions, said Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi while inaugurating another state-level job fair at Patti.
“Special teacher training programs were being organized to update the teachers of government industrial training institutions and polytechnic colleges,” he said adding that the teachers of technical institutions would also be made accountable for the placement of students. He informed that this year the English language subject would be introduced in the government technical institutes so that student of these institutes could compete at national and international level.
He said that the state government would also introduce skill development centres in the government technical institutes and free training would be provided to the students in these institutions.
On the occasion, Channi announced a grant of Rs. 1 crore for government ITI Patti and government ITI Sarhali to meet the infrastructural requirements of these institutes. He also announced the commissioning of one unit each for computer hardware and network, plumber, tractor mechanic, welder, car painter and mechanist at Government ITI Patti.
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