Tata Technologies has inked a deal with Karnataka government to modernise 150 state-run ITIs with an outlay of Rs 4,600 crore.
The project cost will include investment from the state government as well as from a consortium of 20 companies led by Tata Technologies.
The project is expected to bring qualitative improvements in the field of industrial training and education to create an enhanced learning environment for training youth to cater to industry requirements.
On an overall basis, this project will improve the availability of advanced skills required for smart manufacturing across all districts of the state and support in laying necessary impetus for skill led manufacturing.
“Tata Technologies will collaborate with 20 global industry partners to implement this project by upgrading the overall facilities, develop an ITI course curriculum leveraging its manufacturing domain knowledge around advanced areas of technology, conduct training programs, and provide equipment and software support at the ITI centres,” it said.
“The company will also deploy 300 training personnel along with industry partners and will facilitate the deployment of advanced tools and equipment,” it added.
Tata Technologies Managing Director and CEO Warren Harris said through this collaboration, the company intends to leverage product engineering expertise and manufacturing domain knowledge to create future-ready courseware and training platform that allows students at ITIs to develop their capabilities in the latest technology and be part of the rapidly transforming ecosystem.