Industrial Training Institute (ITI) are training institutes which offer range of vocational/skill training courses covering a large number of economic sectors with an objective to provide skilled workforce to the industry as well as self-employment of youth. They provide post-school technical as well as vocational training courses leading to lifelong career in one or two year skill courses.
These institutes are set up under Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India. The training courses have been designed to impart basic skills and knowledge in the trades so as to prepare trainee for employment as a semiskilled worker or for self-employment. National Trade Certificate (NTC) is awarded to successful trainees of NCVT affiliated trades of ITIs. NTC has National/ International recognition for purpose of employment/ self-employment.
In continuation with this motto of providing education to all and to earn a livelihood, Pune Cantonment Board has decided to start an ITI which will lead to life long career from one or two years skill courses. They also cater the need of skilled work force to nearby manufacturing and service industry. five Courses have been offered in ITI of Pune Cantonment Board.
The Directorate of Vocational Education Training Govt of Maharashtra conducted inspection of proposed ITI on 29.06.2018 at Dr. Ambedkar Memorial High School, Pune Cantt and submitted report to the NCVT New Delhi. The Member Secretary Dy. DG (T&E), Ministry of Skill Dev. & Entrepreneurship and his team along with officials of Govt of Maharashtra visited the ITI workshop and conducted the inspection himself on 31.08.2018. The Affiliation certificate is given on 05.09.2018 at New Delhi by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, the Hon'ble Minister Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of India. The first session i.e. 2018 - 2020 is starting on 02.10.2018. Certainly it will begin a new era of boon for the 10th and 12th passed students who could not afford further education due to various personal and financial reasons as well as academic performance.