History of the Institute

This Institute was started in the Year 1985 by the Department of Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training, and Government of Himachal Pradesh with the aim to Provide Vocational Training to large number of rural youth and women folk of Palampur sub division of Kangra District.Initially the Institution was Started with Two trades, in a rented building near new bus stand Palampur.

In 1992, on the construction of Institution,s own building/workshop the trades were shifted to new Institution Campus.

      All the courses/Trades of the Institution are affiliated to National Council for Vocational Training, Govt. of India, New Delhi.The Examination(Known as All India Final Trade Test) are conducted by the body NCVT, Govt. of India, New Delhi through Himachal Pradesh Takiniki Shiksha Board, Dharamshala.The Training Programme in the State is looked after/governed by the SCVT with Directorate at Sundernagar, Distt. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

        The Central Govt. has introduced schemes namely

(i)   Upgrading ITI,s into center of Excellence(COE)

(ii)           Upgrading ITI,s through Public Private Partnership mode (PPP Mode)

(iii)           Modular Employable Skills (MES) through Skill Development Initiative Scheme.

This Institute is covered under PPP Mode for upgradation.MES Scheme is also being implemented by this Institute in letter & Spirit.

Location:- The Institution is situated  at Palampur-Dharamshala Road(at Bandla)

LAND AND BUILDING:- This Institution has land and building with a total area of 2688 Sq.mtr. The Hostel building having an intake capacity of 30 Trainees.

STAFF ACCOMODATION:- There are 1 No Type-III, 2 Nos. of Type-II, 2 Nos. of Type-I Quarters for Staff.