Centre of Excellence
CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEME
THE UPGRADATION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTES(ITIs)
‘THE CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE’
Union Finance Minister in his Budget Speech 2004-05 had announced measures for upgradation of 500 ITIs in the country. Subsequently, as per the advice of M/o Finance, action has been initiated for upgradation of 100 ITIs from domestic resources and 400 ITIs through World Bank assistance.
Said 100 ITIs to be funded from domestic resources have been distributed in 26 States/UTs(other than J&K, Sikkim and NE States) in proportion to the number of Government ITIs in these States.
The total cost of the scheme is Rs 160 crores, Central share being Rs 120 crores, in view of ratio of 75:25 as advised by M/o Finance.
The competent authority has approved the scheme.
The objective of the scheme is to upgrade the existing 100 ITIs into “Centers of Excellence(CoE)” for producing multi skilled workforce of world standard.
The highlights of the scheme are introduction of multiskilling courses(BBBT- Broad Based Basic Training ) of one year duration, followed by advanced/specialized modular courses subsequently by adopting industry wise cluster approach, multi entry and multi exit provisions, and Public-Private-Partnership in the form of Institue Managament Committees(IMCs) to ensure greater & active involvement of industry in all aspects of training.
Criteria of selection of ITI
The identification of ITIs within a State/UT is to be done by the State/UT Government, keeping in view the following guidelines: A cluster of specific category of industry like automobile, electronics, chemical, Information Technology etc should preferably be available in the surrounding areas of the selected ITIs
Academic, administrative, financial and management autonomy will have to be provided to the selected ITIs for upgradation as Centres of Excellence.
The selected ITI should have constituted/ constitute Institute Management Committees in order to create a public-private partnership model for implementing the scheme.
The release of Central share and State share of funds will be on pro rata basis in the ratio of 75:25.
Funds are available for the following components:
Civil works(Rs 40 lakh /CoE)
Procurement of equipment (Rs 75 lakh /CoE)
Other expenditure(Rs 45 lakh/CoE)
The IMC comprises of upto 11 members where one member will be nominated by Central Government and not more than five members by States/UTs and not more than five members including the Chairman by the Industry Associations namely CII/FICCI/ASSOCHAM.
Roles & Responsibilities of IMCs
The IMC will have the following roles and responsibilities:
- Generation of revenue through various means such as projects and financial contribution from industry including donation of equipment and using of such funds/ equipment as decided by them.
- Forecasting of new emerging training areas.
- Development of curriculum.
- Selection of trainees.
- Training of faculty.
- Appointment of Contract faculty/Guest faculty.
- Facilitating on the job training to the trainees.
- Testing and certification.
- Facilitating placement of passing out trainees.
- Detailed guidelines have been issued in this regard
Measurement of Internal & External Efficiency
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