In last three years government has withdrawn its affiliation from 180 ITIs (Industrial Training Institute). It was done on the basis of complaints and recommendations from respective state.
Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy in a written reply in the Lok Sabha said, "Yes, it is a fact that more private industrial training institutes as compared to the government industrial training institutes have been set up during the last three years and the current year. During the last 3 years, a total of 180 ITIs have been de-affiliated on the basis of complaints and recommendation of respective states. In 2013, as many as 402 private ITIs were established, while in 2014, 1213 and in 2015 1,124 institutes. Process for current year is likely to be end by August 28. At present, as per data available, a total number of 12,341 ITIs (Government 2,048 and private 10,293) are admitting trainees in the affiliated trade/units of National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) in the country."
Minister also said "The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, DGT, has taken some initiatives to monitor the quality and performance of ITIs. These include quality improvement tool ISO 29990, participation of state government representatives in the inspection, initiative for good ambiance of ITIs, limit on minimum trades and maximum units for new institutes, information technology lab for all ITIs, craftsmen instructors training certificate made mandatory for ITI instructors and accreditation process of ITIs through online web portal."