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Tamil Nadu CM sops for ITI students

Posted on Jan 21, 08:03PM | UNI

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced free bicycles for students of 62 government ITIs (Industrial Training Institute), free laptops to those studying computer-related courses and monthly financial assistance of Rs 500.

An official release here said, the Chief Minister also ordered renovation of buildings housing the institutes.

Of the 62 State-run ITIs, 58 were functioning in own buildings. These structures were constructed 40 years back.

Hence, they are in need of repair.

Hence, the government has decided to renovate and repair class rooms, labs, toilets and other facilities, the release said.

In the first phase, the renovation works will be carried out in 11 ITIs across the state for which the Chief Minister had sanctioned Rs 10.90 crore.