Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre inaugurated Dr Ambedkar Memorial Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Pune Cantonment on October 4, 2018. This is the first ITI under the Ministry of Defence situated in the cantonment area of the country. While speaking on the occasion Raksha Rajya Mantri said that the Industrial Training Institute plays a vital role in the economic development of the country especially in terms of supplying skilled manpower to industries. Properly trained and skilled manpower has been the demand of the industry, which is being regularly supplied by hands-on skill training through ITI. Demand for skilled manpower in country would be forthcoming from newly launched schemes of government namely Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities and Clean India.
He further said that ITIs are ready to take up the new task and would be playing important role for meeting the skilled manpower demand generated through these new schemes. This is the appropriate time to impart skill training to the students of Pune Cantonment Board to make them competent to obtain respectful employment opportunities.
Shri Dilip Kamble, Minister of State for Social Justice, Government of Maharashtra, Smt Deepa Bajwa, Director General Defence Estates, Shri L K Pegu, Principal Director Defence Estates, Southern Command, Smt Priyanka Shrigiri, Vice President Pune Cantonment Board, Dr D N Yadav Chief Executive officer and other dignitaries were present.