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The Department of Technical Education, Training & Skill Development administers schemes on Technical Education at Diploma Level through Polytechnics, Craftsmen Training through Industrial Training Institute and Industrial Training Centres, formal vocational training through Vocational Training Centers (VTCs), non-formal Vocational Training through Community Polytechnics and Short Term Vocational Training Programme implemented through Zilla Parishads and Non-Govt Organisations towards improvement and expansion of Technical Education in the State of West Bengal. Government of West Bengal has an integrated approach to Skill Development in West Bengal. The Technical Education, Training and Skill Development (TET&SD) Department of the Government of West Bengal is the nodal department for the state government for skill interventions of youths in engineering and non-engineering trades, along with various other emerging trades through its Polytechnics,ITIs/ITCs, VTCs, VTPs and private affiliated Institutes. The TET& SD department through its Directorates and Councils supervises functioning of 155 ITIs, 146 Polytechnics and 2756 Vocational Training Centres operating all over the state with an annual target of skilling around 6 lakh youths under the Utkarsh Bangla scheme in the institutional and non-institutional mode for every year .To address the requirement of skilled manpower across various sectors and to narrow the existing gap between the demand and supply of skills, Government of West Bengal has also constituted the West Bengal Skill Development Mission (WBSDM) under chairmanship of the Hon'ble Chief Minister of West Bengal along with constitution of the Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, Government of West Bengal to implement the decisions of the WBSDM.


Minister of State
(Independent Charge)

Smt Ashima Patra

Address: Karigori Bhaban, 2nd Floor,
Action Area: III, Plot: B-7,
New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata-700160
Phone: 2324-5854
Fax: 2324-5853
Email: mos.tetsd@gmail.com

Principal Secretary

Sri Hirdyesh Mohan, IAS

Address: Karigori Bhaban, 2nd Floor,
Action Area: III,Plot: B-7,
New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata-700160
Phone: 2324-4799
Fax: 2324-7888
Email: tetsecwb@gmail.com

Nodal Officer

Sri Chinmaya Mukherjee,Additional Director of Vocational Education & Training

Address: Karigori Bhaban, 2nd Floor,
Action Area: III,Plot: B-7,
New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata-700160
Phone: 2324-3447
Fax: 2359-7888
Email: info.tetsd@gmail.com
Last updated on: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Information Source: Nodal Officer, Department of Technical Education and Training, Government of West Bengal
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