Panaji: The government and private ITIs which were suspended in view of the pandemic will finally reopen on September 21, informed the Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
In a press note issued by the Directorate Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, it stated that government and private ITIs will reopen for the existing batches of trainees by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Preventive and Response measures as per the guidelines of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
The training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) for the existing batches will also start from September 21, it further stated adding that parents are requested to take note and send their wards to the respective ITI.
The Institutes will reopen after taking due care by sanitizing the classrooms and workshops, signage at prominent places for social distancing and hygiene. All other Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Preventive and Response measures will also be followed strictly.
The Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has been implementing various Skill Development courses through 10 government ITIs and three private ITIs which are imparting training in 20 engineering trades and 17 non engineering trades.