Role & Function :
The Craftsmen Training Scheme was introduced by the Government of India in 1950 to ensure a steady flow of skilled workers in different trades for the domestic industry, to raise quantitatively and qualitatively the industrial production by systematic training, to reduce unemployment among the educated youth by providing them employable training, to cultivate and nurture a technical and industrial attitude in the minds of the younger generation. The Scheme, the most important in the field of Vocational Training, has been shaping craftsmen to meet the existing as well as future manpower need, through the vast network of it is in the various states/union territories in the country. The day-to-day administration of ITIs under the Craftsmen Training Scheme was transferred to the state governments/union territory administrations with effect from the year 1956. From 1st April, 1969, the financial control of the Industrial Training Institutes in the States as well as in the Union territories has been transferred to the respective State Governments/Union Territories. The financial assistance is granted to them in the form of bulk grant in consultation with the Planning Commission and the Ministry of Finance.
The objects of the scheme are:
The Govt. Industrial Training Institute, Sohra came into existence in Sohra Civil Sub- Division Sohra in the year 2010.
Functions and duties of govt. Industrial training institute, sohra are:
( a ) Object : The State Council which is affiliated to the National Council for Vocational Training functions as a state agency to advise the State Government in carrying out the training policy laid down by the National Council and to co-ordinate the Vocational training Programme throughout the State.
( b ) Functions : The functions of the State Council are:
( c ) Board of Examinations : The State Council shall constitute a Board of Examination as a committee of the State Council, which shall perform the following functions:
(b) There should be constructive collaboration between Institute and Industries for bringing out improvement in quality of the training and maintenance of machinery in it is. Therefore, representation of industries in the Local Advisory Committees should be adequate and meaningful
(a) The educational qualification varies from Class VIII passed to Class XII passed depending upon the trades. The duration of training varies from 1 to 2 years.
(b) Age : The candidates of 14-25 years of age as on the date of start of admission session are eligible.
(c) Age Relaxation : Relaxation of upper age limit up to 45 years in case of servicemen.
(d) The upper age limit of physically handicapped candidates has been relaxed by 10 years and kept as 35 years on the date of start of admission session.
(e) Fees for Application Form and Registration.
(f) Mode of Selection: Admission will be made purely on merit based on the marks secured by the candidates in the public examination of the minimum qualification prescribed for the respective trade
(a) Practical Instruction – 28 hours per week.
(b) Theoretical Instruction – 10 hours per week out of which ,
(i) Trainees with qualification of Class VIII passed were awarded 350/- (Rupees Three hundred fifty) as stipend per month.
(ii) Trainees with qualification of class XII passed were awarded 400/- (Rupees Four hundred) as stipend per month.
Organisational setup :
Number Of Trainees Per Trade W.E.F September, 2011:
(i) Wireman – 5 Nos.
(ii)Plumber – 6 Nos.