Rajasthan Govt to open 730 ITIs, 30 polytechnic colleges

Rajasthan government plans to open 730 Indian Technical Institutes (ITI) and 30 polytechnic colleges across the state. Technical Education Minister Mahendarjeet Singh Malviya said the government has sent a proposal to the Centre and work will begin as soon as the approval is received. Speaking in a review meeting in Polytechnic college in Jodhpur, the minister said at least R 6 crore will be spent on each of these it is. The government also plans to open 30 polytechnic colleges in the state, he added.The state government is also preparing to get R 3 crore grants for the polytechnic colleges.
Reacting to complaints that more than 600 posts of teachers are vacant in the existing polytechnic colleges in the state, Malviya said the government had issued approval for 240 recruitments and the 200 posts vacant at polytechnic colleges will also be soon filled. Other 500 posts are likely to be filled on contract. Former Chief Administrative Secretary of Ministry of Labour & Employment Manoharkant said Cairn Energy has sent its proposals to invest in the colleges in Jodhpur. Technical Education Director AK Anand , Sirohi District Chief Chandnsinah Deora, Reoder Principal Mrs. Padam Kanwar, were also present apart from other senior leaders from across Jodhpur.