of Excellence’ is special institute for vocational training
characterized by close links between Institutes, other training providers,
industry, other employment interests and communities. It aims to produce
appropriately qualified and skilled workers with excellent employment and
career prospects, which meet the needs of the economy.
of Excellence will focus on enhancing the skills and careers of those
already in work, enhancing the employability of new entrants to the labour
market, and the employment prospects of those seeking employment
(including self-employment). It will enable development, maintenance and
delivery of high quality, specialist vocational training across a range of
new and traditional occupations. It will be innovative in delivering
training that develops both specialist and related general skills.
Excellence will work closely with business and industry to deliver
industry-relevant, economically important provision of a high standard.
of the Scheme: The main objective
is to upgrade the existing ITIs in “Centers of Excellence” for
producing multi skilled workforce of world standard by:
- Introduction of new
multi-skilling modular courses as per needs of industry and to provide
- Improvement of physical
infrastructure facilities like buildings, equipment etc.
- Adoption of new training
technology with close involvement of industry and other stakeholders
in planning and implementation of training programmes.
- Empowering these Centers
by providing sufficient autonomy in academic, administrative,
financial and management matters.
- Generating income and
investment for institutional development.
- Introducing short-term
training programme for industrial/service sector personnel as per
their specific requirements.
- Building up partnership
with the nearby industries & setting up of Institute Management
Committee (IMCs) to make training wholly demand driven.
- The Certificates shall be
jointly awarded by Industry and Government to encourage Industry
involvement and participation.
As per the Budget
Speech of the Union Finance Minister for the year 2004-05, in order to
that keep pace with the technological demands of the Industry and the
expanding universe of knowledge to produce world class workforce, it was
stressed that over the next five year, 500 ITIs are to be upgraded at the
rate of 100 ITIs per year by imparting skills of selected trade courses of
2 years duration. The syllabus for one and half year preferably of
multi-skilled nature should be designed based on the decision of IMCs and
State Govt. in tune with the requirement of the market conditions.
The below mentioned ITIs have been upgraded to Centers of Excellence:-
(1) I.T.I., Farmagudi - Sector: Automobile
(2) I.T.I., Cacora - Sector: Automobile
(3) I.T.I., Canacona - Sector: Hospitality Management
(4) I.T.I., Panaji - Sector: Hospitality Management
(5) I.T.I., Pernem - Sector: Fabrication (Fitting & Welding)
(6) I.T.I., Mapusa - Sector: Production & Manufacturing
(7) I.T.I., Bicholim - Sector: Electrical
(8) I.T.I., Honda - Sector: Automobile
(9) I.T.I., Margao - Sector: Information Technology
(10)I.T.I, Vasco has been taken up under Public-Private-Partnership