ITI Olympiad was organised by The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship by partnering with Bhartiya Skill Development University. It was their knowledge partner for the event. Naveen Jain (IAS), Secretary, Deptt. Of Labour, Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship and Commissioner, Labour, Govt of Rajasthan and Dr. (Brig.) Surjit Singh Pabla, Vice Chancellor, BSDU awarded the winners of the Olympiad.
After district and divisional rounds, 89 students were selected from all over Rajasthan for the final round. There were five different streams in which top three were awarded. Dr. (Brig.) Pabla also announced that BSDU will waive off tuition fees if they chose to join the university for B.Voc.
Rajasthan ranks at number 1 in skill development and rank second in Polytechnic and ITI institutions in India. The Ministry want to promote skill development in Rajasthan through this Olympiad. Electrician, Welding, and Fitting are the most popular courses in Government and Private ITI institutes. COPA (Computer Operating and Programming Assistant) and Cutting and Sewing are the most popular among the non-engineering branches.
“We are extremely honoured to be hosting the ITI Olympiad on behalf of the Rajasthan Government. Through this Olympiad, we are hoping to bring the focus towards skill-based education as the best career prospect which can help the students develop professional career paths into their chosen skill sets. Along with waiving off the tuition fees for the top three students in each category, we are also waiving off the tuition fees for girls with 75% or above and for boys with 80% and above marks in their ITI exams,” said Dr. (Brig.) Pabla.
The ITI Olympiad winners are:
|First||Ritesh Suman||Cutting and Sewing|
|Second||Bhagirath||Cutting and Sewing|
|Third||Pooja Prajapat||Cutting and sewing|
|First||Mahesh Kumar Upadhyay||Welding|