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October 22, 2017

Govt de-affiliates 400 Industrial Training Institutes for failing quality norms

New Delhi – 400 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) has been de-affiliated by Govt after quality inspections administered by it found the institutes lacking the requisite infrastructure and trainers for imparting vocational training to students.Asked about around 400 out of the 13,000-odd industrial training institutes (ITIs) being de-affiliated, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajesh Agarwal replied in the affirmative.Mr Agarwal said the skill development ministry has begun monitoring the ITIs with a view to maintaining their quality standards and also introduced voluntary self-grading by the institutes. “We are trying to see that centres or institutes which are not up to the mark or quality are slowly chucked out of the system,” Agarwal said.