Punjab govt cancels affiliation of 20 vocational education institutes

Chandigarh/August 25
Punjab government on Sunday cancelled the affiliation of 20 20 vocational education institutes affiliated with State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) while the state government has other 5 institutions that are affiliated with National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and has forwarded the case for cancellation of their affiliation to DGET.
Punjab’s Technical Education and Industrial Training minister Anil Joshi said that after a recent review of the working of art and craft teachers training institutions affiliated with SCVT, it was found that the machinery and faculty was found lacking in 20 institutions and admissions in 5 NCVT institutions have been barred.
“The institutions whose affiliation has been cancelled are Guru Teg Bahadur Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute,Samana, Prime Technical Training Institute,Sangrur, Mata Gujri Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute,Patran, P.R.G Art & Craft, Chanalon, Kurali, Honey Art & Craft Institute,Patiala, Malwa Art & Craft Institute, Sangrur, Anand College of Art & Craft, Majitha, Gyan Jyoti ITC, Chunni Kalan, Natraj Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute, Barnala., International Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute, Sirhind, Fateh Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute, Abohar. Sant Baba Nidhan Singh Art &b Craft Institute, Nadalon, Teh Garshankar. Punjab Medical Institute Art & Craft P.M., Jalandhar. National Art & Craft Institute,Sangrur, Gian Sagar Art & Crafts Institute, Amritsar, Akal Kirpa ITC, Malout, Sri Satya Sai Art & Craft Teacher Training Institute, Alamgarh Bye Pass, Teh Abohar, Vishwamitter Institute For Technical Education, Batala., Lala Lajpat Rai ITC, Dhudike, Moga and Guru Har Krishan ITC, Vill. Rasoolpur Bate, Purana Salla Th. & Distt. Gurdaspur,” Joshi said.
Joshi added that to maintain the high standard of training new instructions have been issued to the technical institutions and the institutions found violating the norms would be brought to task.