Vocational Council also approves 23 short-term courses: Karnataka Minister
The State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) has approved six more combinations as part of the upgradation of 150 ITIs in Karnataka, in collaboration with the Tatas.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the SCVT on Tuesday chaired by Dr CN Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education and Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood.
Admissions to the new combinations will begin from the current year. The new courses are: Battery Electric Vehicle (duration of 2 years), Basics of Design and Virtual Verification (2 years), Advance Manufacturing (1 year), Artisan Using Advanced Tools (1 year), Industrial Robotics and Digital Manufacture (1 year), and Manufacturing Process Control Automation (1 year).
Delhi nod awaited
The final approval has to come from the National Council for Vocational Education Training (NCVET), in which regard the curriculum has been submitted to the Director-General of Training (DGT), New Delhi, the Minister said.
These are designed by the industry and are highly relevant. Chaired the meeting to finalise the courses.— Dr. Ashwathnarayan C. N. (@drashwathcn) September 14, 2021
Employment and Training Secretary Selvakumar IAS, and Harish Kumar IAS – commissioner were present.
The SCVT meeting also approved 23 short-term (3 months) certified courses, Narayan said.
Dr Selvakumar, Secretary, Dept of Skill Development, Dr Harish Kumar K, Commissioner, Dept of Industrial Training and Employment, and other officials were present.