Assam govt signs MoU with TATA Technologies to set up 34 polytechnics & 43 ITIs


Guwahati: The Assam Government on Wednesday signed an MoU with TATA Technologies for 10 years in presence of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Through the agreement, 34 Polytechnics and 43 Industrial Training Institutes will be set up in Assam. The project will cost Rs 2390 crore.

CM Sharma said that the construction of 6 institutions would be completed within a year. He further added that the completion of these 8 institutions would benefit 15 to 20 thousand students every year.

“The technology upgradation of polytechnic and ITIs will lead to better employment opportunities for the local youth and transform the state of Assam into a potential investment destination for all those industry players keen on embracing Industry 4.0 and smart technologies for manufacturing,” Sarma added.

He continued, “We also believe that this initiative would greatly benefit the MSMEs who cannot afford high-end technological equipment, which will be facilitated for usage at the polytechnic and it is.”

Commenting on the collaboration, Tata Technologies Chairman Subramanian Ramadorai said technology is evolving rapidly and there is huge shortage of skilled manpower.