Monday, May 05, 2008

NTPC to upgrade Bihar ITI

The National Thermal Power Corporation's (NTPC) Barh unit has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bihar government under public-private-partnership (PPP) to upgrade the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Begusarai as a centre of excellence in electrical trade.

ITI Begusarai would receive Rs 2.5 crore Central assistance, which would be used to make the institute a centre of excellence in electrical branch, in addition to increasing the annual intake of 114 extra students in the ITI, official sources said.

The NTPC's Assistant General Manager (Personnel) S R N Jagtap and Bihar's Labour Secretary Vyasji signed the MoU at a function at the A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies here yesterday.

The institute admits 138 students in various trades at present.