Dr. Somaiya, who is currently visiting various ITIs around the country to acquaint himself with their state and functioning and looking for concrete suggestions and improvements to place before the Indian Parliament for the enhancement of skill education in the country.
Dr. Somaiya visited the various labs in the campus and interacted with staff and students to get a better idea of how training is conducted. He was impressed with the modern state of the art labs and the collaboration with various industries that made the training industry relevant and the graduating students job ready. The principal then made a presentation about the institute and the challenges faced in the present system of admission and specially the burdensome structure of imparting technical education that dissuades students.
Dr. Somaiya distributed certificates to housewives who were trained as ‘Driver-cum-Mechanic’, an initiative of SJITI and the department of Social Change - DBCL Kurla . Addressing the students he mentioned that he had visited a few ITIs but to anyone who wanted to see how quality technical education is imparted he would specially mention the name of St. Joseph’s ITI. He exhorted the trainees to dream big and work hard to achieve their goal. He urged the students to give suggestions regarding the development of skill training in India and assured them that he would take action to improve the technical education field.
St. Joseph’s ITI has become a household name for quality technical skill training in India. Acknowledged by politicians in Delhi and pursued by the top industrial houses seeking to partner with the institute,
St. Joseph’s ITI, Kurla is proud to be a part of Skilling India.
Source: BIS India