180 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) have lost their affiliation in last three years as government has withdrawn their affiliation on the basis of various and recommendations of respective states.
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy told Lok Sabha that more it is have been opened privately than the available government ITIs.
Interestingly, 2013, around 402 private ITIs were established whereas in 2014, the number rose to 1213 and in 2015, it was 1124 institutes.
According to data available 10,293 private and 2,048 government institutes are admitting trainees.
Nevertheless, the government is planning to establish 22 new ITIs in the North Eastern region.
Out of them, Arunachal Pradesh will have 4 new ITIs in Tripura whereas Mizoram will have 3 new institutes. Manipur will have 2 institutes just like Nagaland and Meghalaya. Apart rom these, Sikkim will have one ITI only.