Berhampur: The students from Maharashtra will visit the ITI Berhampur to learn about the ‘waste to wealth’ practices adopted by the Odisha Government-run reputed industrial training institute.
Ulhas Babanrao Jagtap Pimpri, Additional Commissioner of Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune, Maharashtra said that the students and instructors from their area will be deputed to ITI Berhampur on a weeklong programme to gain hands on skills for manufacturing sculptures from scraps.
The PCMC Additional Commissioner along with Shashikant Patil, Principal PCMC ITI Morwadi/PCMC ITI (Girls) Kasarwadi and three other officers from ITIs of Pune have visited the ITI Berhampur campus and gained knowledge about the good practices of ITI Berhampur particularly on waste to wealth.
They were exposed to the scrap sculpture park at ITI campus and other scrap sculptures mounted in Berhampur by ITI Berhampur.
They were highly motivated by the skill work of ITI students and their role in waste management.
The PCMC Pune has made a proposal to set up a scrap park in Chinchwad Municipal area. They have explored the success story of girls’ participation in skill development programme at ITI Berhampur and steps being taken to make the girls to be entrepreneurs.
They have distributed the offer letters to the 22 girls of ITI Berhampur who are being selected by TVS Group .These girls will join in September 2022 after their final AITT exam is over.
Dr. Rajat Kumar Panigrahi, Principal, ITI Berhampur presented a wall clock made out of scraps to the PCMC Additional Commissioner as a token of remembrance from the institute.