Best Practice and
Major Initiatives taken by the Department in the recent
Opening of New
ITIs: Govt. notification in respect of 4 new ITIs
at Tikkar in Shimla District, Bhadrota and Sandhole in
District Mandi and Ghumarwin in district Bilaspur has
been issued (27.7.2010) with 5 trades in each ITIs
along with 63 posts. 2 ITIs at Tikkar and Badhrota
have been made functional from the current session
2010-2011. Remaining 2 ITIs at Ghumarwin and Sandhole
shall be made operational from the next year.
H.P. Technical University at Hamirpur: The Govt.
has established the H.P. Technical University at
Hamirpur, which will start functioning from the
academic session 2011-12.
Additional Courses in JN Govt. Engg. College
Sundernagar: Two new B.Tech courses in Electronics
& Communication Engineering and Civil Engineering with
an intake of 60 students each have been started from
the current academic session i.e. 2010-11. Besides,
intake capacity of existing B.Tech. courses of
Mechanical Engineering and Textile Engineering has
been increased from 40 to 60 students from the current
Waiver scheme: As per AICTE guidelines the scheme
has been implemented in Govt. Engineering/Pharmacy
Colleges and Polytechnics.
Necessary curriculum of 6 months
training programme has been designed/developed for
producing skilled and semiskilled man power for
carrying out regular operation, repair and maintenance
of mini/micro hydel projects.
Every student of ITI is being given the
orientation of computer and internet.
Plan of the Department
An Institute of Engineering &
Technology at Pragatinagar, Distt. Shimla is to be
established in collaboration with SJVNL. The SJVNL has
deposited the funds of Rs. 9.44 lakh on account of
preparation of DPR by Ed-CIL New Delhi. Joint
inspection of the site has been conducted by Ed-CIL,
SJVNL and departmental officers on dated 07.10.2010.
The land alongwith built up structure have been
transferred in the name of Technical Education
Department. The DPRs of the institute is under process
An Engineering College on aspects
related to Hydro Power is to be established in
Bilaspur Distt. It was decided that NHPC and NTPC
would jointly establish the same, which will provide
latest specialized course/ training in the field of
Hydro Power Technology. For this purpose land has been
identified at Village-Bandla and transferred in the
name of Technical Education Department.
Five new Polytechnics in the left out
Districts of Sirmour, Bilaspur, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti
and Kinnaur shall be opened in the near future for
which Rs. 10.12 crore has been released by the
MHRD, GOI. The Govt. notification for opening of new
polytechnic in Sirmour Districts from 2011-12 has been
issued. The construction work of polytechnic building
has been assigned to BSNL, the estimate of the
building has been received and the same is being
examined. The land transfer cases of other four
districts has been discussed in the proceeding para.
All Polytechnics should have at least
five courses. Additional courses shall be started in
those Polytechnics where number of courses is less
than five. Steps are being taken to ensure that
additional courses are started from the next academic
The Department proposes to start B.
Tech. Chemical Engineering by replacing the existing
B.Tech. Textile Engineering in JN. Govt. Engineering
College Sundernagar. In addition, diploma courses in
Chemical Engineering and Polymer Engineering will be
started at Govt. Polytechnic Sundernagar by replacing
the existing Architectural Assistantship course to
Modular Employable Skill (MES) shall be
started in 17 more ITIs in the State so that
un-organized sector/youths may be given employment in
the industrial/power sectors.
Instructor Training Wing (ITW) shall be
established at Nalagarh under VTIP scheme with World
All ITIs have been made co-educational.
Regional Vocational Training Institute
(RVTI) for women shall be established under PPP mode.
Matter is under process with DGE&T.
Advance Training Institute (ATI) shall
be established under PPP mode. Matter is under process