Bhopal — Acclaiming Madhya Pradesh as one of the best states in terms of training of specialized modules at ITI Centres of Excellence, the World Bank in its report on the centres has noted efforts made by the state government for the proper utilization of funds and development of infrastructure and quality of training.
The information regarding the report was provided by World Bank representative Nalin Jaina after conclusion of World Bank Review Mission’s meeting, which was held in the state capital on January 6-7.
The other states to fulfill the benchmarks for the ‘best states’ are Gujarat and Haryana.
28 institutes in Madhya Pradesh have been chosen by the World Bank as centres of excellence. These training facilities have utilised 67 percent funds allocated for modernisation and training while this figure was 40 percent at the national level.
Out of these 28 institutions, each centre has been chosen to provide training in one particular trade.
Ratlam – electricals, Mandla – construction technology, Shivpuri – tourism, Bhopal – refrigeration & air-conditioning, Jhabua – fabrication, Seoni – automobile, Singrauli – process plant maintenance, Rampura – electricals, Sagar – process plant maintenance, Shahdol – electricals and Satna – automobiles.
Apart from the centres mentioned above, industrial training centres at Balaghat, Baihar, Hoshangabad, Ujjain, Mangawa, Betul, Mandideep, Khilchipur, Morena, Dhar, Deori, Anuppur and Pithampur have also been selected for upgradation.