|City||Chandigarh, , India|
The Department of Technical Education & Industrial Training was created on 10.06.77 in its present form after detaching the Technical Education Wing from the Department of Punjab, P.W.D. (B&R) and detaching the Industrial Training Wing out of the Department of industries thereby bringing both the wings under one umbrella though each of these two Wings are more than 50 years old.
The Department has two Wings. The Technical Education Wing of Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training has been entrusted with the responsibility of managing Degree and Diploma level Institutions in the State of Punjab. The Departmewnt is looking after the management and pharmacy institutions. The work in the Department is mostly governed by the norms, guidelines and regulations of All India Council for Technical Education which has been established under Central Act. The Department also looks after the work relating to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and Engineering Colleges fully funded or partially funded by the government.
The Industrial Training Wing of Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training has been entrusted with the responsibility of imparting training in Engineering and non-engineering trades to cater the need of the industry in respect of skilled workers. All the Industrial Trining Institutes work under Craftsman Trining Scheme of Government of India, Director - General Employmewnt & Trining under the directions of National Council of Vocational Training which the apex body at Government of India level for coordinating development of Industrial Training in the country. Sinmilar to the Naational Council for Vocational Trining at Central level, State Council for Vocational Training the State level is responsibal for coordinating an intigrated development of Industrial Trining.
The Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training has a total proposed budget of Rs.134.06 Crores in the year 1998-99, out of which the budget for the Technical Education is 93.87 Crores, whereas for Industrial Training Wing is 18.36 crores. The Department is looking after 16 Engineering Colleges, 43 Polytechnices & Pharmacy institutions and more than 120 Industrial Training Institues including the ones in the porvate sector. Every year a total of about 2,800 Engineers, 5,650 Diploma holders and about 21,000 other technical manpower at Industrial Training Institute level is being trained by these institutions. Besides these 7 Goverment Plolytechnics and 33 new Industrial Training Institutes are in the pipe line at various levels of establishment in the state. Besides theis, additional coureses and capacity is being added in many existing Degree, Diploma and Certificate level institutions.
The Technical Education wing has a total staff strength of 697 Gazetted, 512 Class III and 278 Class IV and the industrial training wing has a total staff strength of 74 Gazetted, 1858 Class III Technical, 1676 Class II non-technical and 984 Class IV.
About 40% staff of the Technical Education side and 12% staff on the Industrial Training side is lying vacant and the requistion for recruitment of new staff are pending with Punjab Public Service Commission and SSS Board.
Both wings are covered under the World Bank projects having three components namely the Quality improvement, capacity expansion and modernization. Technical Education with a total outlay of about 110crores, spread over a period of six years, is scheduled to finish June 1998 whereas the Industrial Training project with a total outlay of 31 crores is ending in December 1997.
A Technical Education System should not only be responsible to the new innovations in technologies, but it should also be in tune with the contemporary industrial culture and economic environments. To alleviate the feelings of the industry that the existing Technical Education System was not keeping pace with the technological advances in the related fields, the Goverment of Punjab has taken a number of steps for toning up the technical education systems at all levels.
The Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training is committed to bring about quality improvement, modernization and capacity expansion in the Technical Education System to fulfill the aspiration and expectations of the industry in today's globally competitive new industrial and economic environment driven by the advanced and emerging technologies. This will also ensure better job opportunities and brighter future for the younsters and at the same time help in achieving high productivity for the indutry for facing the challenges of a new liberalized economy.
As a major step in this direciton a closer industry institute interaciton is being ensured through the co-operation, support and involvement of industry in the technical training process. The syllabi of all trades in the Polytechnics & industral training institutes have been revised and courses being offered in the engineering colleges are being updated and modified in consulation with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the experts from related industry to suit their present day needs. New courses in emerging technologies, like Plastics, Computers, Chemicals, Electronics, Fashion Design, Textiles, Garment Manufacturing etc., have been introduced to keep pace with the technological advancements so as to make available the suitably trained man power of high quality as also to improve the employability of the final product passing out of the technical institutions.
Directorate of Technical Education & Industrial Training , Punjab
Plot No. 1,
Sector 36-A ,
Tel No. Office - 91+172+5022300
Fax No. Office - 91+172+2614622
Technical Education Industrial Training offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
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