NewZNew (Banur) : Govt. of Punjab will create more employment opportunities in Punjab. As such, emphasizing on development of Technical & Professional education is being given. As such, Infrastructure of Industrial Training Institutes is being developed. This was stated by Industry & Commerce Minster Punjab Sh. Madan Mohan Mittal while he laid the foundation stone for new ITI Building worth Rs. 1 crore 85 lacs at Banur which is spanning to 2 acres and is being constructed in Public Private Partnership. He said that Rs. 2.5 crore will be spent for providing new & modern training equipments in ITI Banur. During this, Sh. Mittal said that a toal amount of Rs. 190 crore will be spent for providing all new & modern equipments in 76 ITIs of Punjab state. He said that institute management committees have been formed in these it is which are being chaired by renowned industrialists. Sh. Mittal said that besides the construction of workshops in ITI building, new theory rooms, Principal office, Staff room & toilet facilities for students will be provided.
He said that ITI Banur came in to existence in 1962 and now it provides technical education in five streams namely Turner, Electrician, Wireman, Tractor Mechanic and embroidery & tailoring for girl students. During this he directed the officials to introduce employment oriented trades in the education courses.During this Additional Director Industrial Training Department Smt. Daljit Kaur Sidhu said that 637 new trades will be introduced in the Punjab in coming 5 years out of which 237 trades already stands introduces. She further said that with the construction of new ITI Building, four new courses namely Plumber, Welder, Fitter & COPA will be introduced. During this Ex Parliament Secretary Sh. Raj Khurana said that the expansion of ITI, wil provided more opportunities for youngsters. During this S. B.S. Anand Chairman Institute management committee said that each and every effort for upgradation of institute will be ensured. During this Principal of institute and Member Secretary Institute Management committee thanked the gathering. During this President Municipal Corporation Sh. Nirmal Singh Nima & other MCs along with renowned Industrialist of Mohali were present.