Kolkata: State Technical Education, Training and Skill Development minister Purnendu Basu on Thursday inaugurated the new website of the department - www.wbtetsd.gov.in, designed and developed by NIC.
The minister also unveiled the departmental news bulletin 'Karigari Barta', which is targeted to reach the potential beneficiaries and users of skilled manpower to join hands for development of the state.
"The policy and implementation of different activities and achievements of the department including all Directorates and skill
development will be disseminated through this website and act as a monthly news bulletin. We will ensure that this website is updated on a regular basis, " Basu said.
Apart from updating the various activities of the department and the directorate, the website and the news bulletin will also have a
list of the polytechnic colleges and the ITI's in the state categorising both government and private.
Since 2011, this department has reshaped and strengthened the Technical Education , Vocational Education & Training and attempted to expand the programme to 145 Polytechnics in 59 subdivisions, 250 ITIs in 150 blocks and 2,714 Vocational Training Centers in most of the gram panchyats of the state.