Rs 351.32 crore for Industrial and Tech education in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Apr 3 (UNI) The Haryana Government has earmarked Rs 351.32 crore for development of industrial training and technical education during the current financial year as against Rs. 291.22 croreprovided during the financial year 2007-08 for the same purpose.

A spokesman of Haryana Technical Education Department said here today that there was a plan to set up two new Government polytechnics at Sampla and Morni during the current financial year.

The issue of starting new institutes at Pabnawa in Kaithal district, Umri in Kurukshetra district and Damlawas in Rewari district under public private partnership was under consideration of the Government.

He said that new State institutes of fashion and design, fine arts, film and TV professional studies were also being started at Rohtak.

He said that new courses of fashion design, interior design, accounts and audit and tours and travels management have been introduced in Government polytechnics.

He said that as a result of rapid industrialisation, the demand for technical manpower was growing rapidly in the State. At present 195 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) , including 31 institutes for women were imparting industrial training in the State. There was a plan to open 31 new ITIs in the State during next three years. The expansion of six ITIs and seven wings for Scheduled Castes would be started during the current financial year, he added.

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