SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today inaugurated the workshop block of Second Campus of Government Industrial Training Institute, Srinagar at Zainakote here.
ADC, Srinagar, Faz Lul Haseeb; Principal ITI, Srinagar, Aneesa Parveen; Principal, ITI, Budgam, Deputy Secretary, SDD, other senior officers and large number of students were also present on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering after inauguration, Dr. Samoon highlighted that due to technological innovations, there is need to optimally adopt required infrastructure at the institutes to enable the pass outs to compete in present fast growing industrial world. He added that the Srinagar ITI will be developed as a model ITI and the trades of modern need will be started at this institute.
Highlighting on the need for making the students self sufficient, Dr. Samoon asked the management of ITI Srinagar to arrange regular field visits for the students to different industrial houses so that they get practical knowledge of working there. He also emphasised on utilisation of CIIIT Baramulla for advanced training of ITI pass outs.
Remarking about the need for upgradation of teaching methods, the Principal Secretary emphasised upon the faculty of the ITI to upgrade themselves on regular basis with all types of modern advancements in the field of technical skilling so that the students are properly trained in their respective trades at the institute. He asked the principal ITI to develop coordination with Universities like IUST and KU or NIT Srinagar for training of faculty on modern lines.