The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT), West Bengal under the administrative control of Department of Technical Education, Training and Skill Development, Government of West Bengal imparts craftsmen & training to a substantial number of youth in different trades for supply of skilled manpower to different industries. This training is offered to the trainees through the state ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes) under the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and they are assessed and certified by the NCVT.
Following training schemes are run by this Directorate.
I.Training under Craftsman Training Scheme (CTS) :-
It is run under overall guidelines of Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), GoI and it's related National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT). Various engineering and / non-engineering trades of one & two years duration running at different ITIs in the states. Admission process in ITI usually start from Feb/March of every year and session starts from August every year.
II.Training under National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS):
It is run under Apprenticeship Act, 61bof Government of India. Recently Govt. of India has introduced National Apprenticeship Promotional Scheme (NAPS) under Apprenticeship Act. National Apprentice Promotional Scheme (NAPS) runs as per Apprentices Act 1961 and the rules framed there under. Freshers and ITI Graduates can register themselves in the National Apprenticeship Portal www.apprenticeship.gov.in for undergoing apprenticeship training. Manufacturing and Service sector establishments can register themselves for engagement of Apprentices and also for availing financial assistances/reimbursement of training cost as applicable.
- World Bank Assisted Vocational Training Improvement Project (VTIP)
- Upgradation of 1396 ITIs under Public Private Partnership(PPP)
- Up-gradation of Existing Government Industrial Training Institutes into Model ITIs
- Setting up of New ITI