New Delhi, Apr 23 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said the Training and Technical Education department of the state government would start new job-oriented courses for Industrial Training Institute (ITI) students, which would cater to the needs of industries.
Inaugurating a three-day job fair "Sopan 2008" at ITI Pusa organized by Department of Training and Technical Education of the Delhi Governemnt, Ms Dikshit said 3000 jobs would be available to ITI Certificate holders in national as well as multi-national companies.
Ms Dikshit described it as a golden opportunity for ITI students for getting jobs in 54 national/multi-national companies during the job fair.
Ten thousand ITI students would interact with senior officers of MNCs for securing jobs during the event.
She said the Job Fair organized by TTE for the students of ITIs/ITCs is a bridge between the students and industries.
This would provide a reasonable balance between industries requirements and expectations of the students, she said.
The Chief Minister said skilled workers are the pivotal factors in any growing economy. In a globalised and highly competitive economy, it is necessary for a nation to supply good quality and cost effective products in the market for sustainable growth. In India, traditionally, the ITIs are the main centers that produce skilled workforce for different trades.
''In order to modernize and develop high quality vocational education and training systems in Delhi, Department of Training and Technical Education has taken many initiatives to improve training programmes in the ITI of Delhi by way of modernizing its labs and workshops and introducing new trades as per market demand, training of Instructors in the industries, upgradation of ITIs into Centre of Excellence in specific sectors with the help of industries like Maruti Udyog Ltd. HMT Ltd and NDPL,'' Secretary (TTE) G Narendra Kumar said.
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