• The Scheme started, as Wartime Technician Scheme in 1946 to cater the technical manpower needs of World War II.

  • The Scheme after some modifications was used for training the discharged soldiers for their rehabilitation after the war.

  • The Scheme was also used for the rehabilitation of displaced persons due to the partition of the country in 1947.

  • Later the Scheme was made open to the other citizens.

  • Up to October 1956 Government of India ran the Scheme.

  • On the basis of the recommendation of Shiva Rao Committee the Scheme was modified and transferred to State Government from 1st November 1956. However to maintain uniformity the training pattern was maintained as per norms of the Government of India.

  • National Council of Vocational Training was established in August 1956 to act as advisor to Director General of Employment and Training for framing norms of Training.

  • State Council for Vocational Training corresponding to the National Council at Central Level is functioning to deal all matters related to Vocational Training at State Level.

  • To fulfill the needs of Industrial Establishments of the country about skilled technicians in various trades.

  • To develop industrial productivity by providing an organized training to craftsmen.

  • To increase employability and to enable youth to adopt self-employment by training them in various trades.

  • The training is imparted in 31 Engineering and 9 Non-Engineering trades in syllabus designed by National Council for Vocational Training (N.C.V.T.).

  • 3 trades are of three years duration, 19 of two years and 18 of one year duration.

  • Under State Council of Vocational Training (S.C.V.T.) training is imparted in two trades of State Level.

  • Training is provided on 39492 seats in Govt. I.T.I.'s.

  • Training Scheme is conducted through a setup of 133 Government Industrial Training Institutes and 49 branches.

  • Training Scheme is expanded through 133 Privately run Industrial Training Centers at various places in the State. 12278 seats are available for training in these centers. Norms for opening new I.T.I./I.T.C. available trades and syllabus can be found on the website https://www.parcbotannia.info/project-details/

  • Admission to various trades is done by Vyavsayik Pariksha Parishad an autonomous body.

  • The Parishad conducts State Level entrance test for certain trades.

  • The Application Form along with Prospectus is made available at every I.T.I.'s on the prescribed rate.

  • Entrance test is usually held in the month of May/June every year.

  • Admission is done by merit prepared on the basis of marks obtained in admission test.

  • Admission in certain trades is done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination.


Perspective

  • The Scheme started in 1952 on the basis of recommendation of Shiva Rao Committee.

  • In the beginning it was optional.

  • Apprenticeship Act 1961 was framed to make the scheme mandatory.

Aims & Objectives

  • To make available skilled technical manpower as per the needs of Industrial Development.

  • To infuse confidence in unemployed youth by training them in vocational trades.

Setup

  • The Scheme is enforced through the Govt. I.T.I.'s along with Craftsmen Training Scheme.

Scope of The Act

  • Under the Apprenticeship Act 1961, 153 trades have been identified for training.

  • At present, there are about 19135 seats are available in various organization/industries in different trades in the State.

  • 15th working day of every month is celebrated as "Self Employment Day".

  • Every Year "Choose your Carrier fortnight" is organised.

  • A chain of Career guidance Campus under the Logo of "AVSAR" is being organised, which will o down to the bock level of the district.

  • Career literature Containing Education, Training & Employment opportunities of the particular district and Mandal is published and distributed among 10 + 2 students of various institutions.

  • Thrust on village unemployed by arranging Registration & Self Employment Campus in rural areas.

  • Oraganising Self Employment Oriented short term Training.

  • Organising Rojgar Melas and Campus recruitments.