STATE COUNCIL FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING(SCVT)
There are State Councils corresponding to the National council to deal all matters
relating to vocational training at the level of the State. The State Council which is affiliated to
the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT), New Delhi functions as a state agency to advice the State Government
in carrying out the training policy laid down by the National Council and to co-ordinate the Vocational Training Programme throughout the State.
The state Council is chained by Minister of Technical education & Industrial Training Punjab with members as notified by the State Govt. team time to time.
The Council functions as a State Agency to advice the Govt. of Punjab
in framing the training policy and co-ordinating Vocational Training in the State of Punjab.
The functions of the State Council for Vocational Training:-
To carry out the policy of the National Council with regard to the award of National Trade Certificates
in engineering and non-engineering trades as may be brought within its scope by the Central or State government.
To implement the decision and carry out the policy laid down by the National Council in respect of syllabi,
equipment, scale of accommodation, duration of courses and method of training.
To establish State Board of Examination in Vocational Trades.
To arrange for periodical inspection of the training institutes/centres in the State and ensure that
the standards prescribed by the National Council are being followed.
To co-opt, if necessary, any person or persons to advise the State Council in connection with its work.
To ensure that the staff is employed according to the qualification prescribed by the National Council
and relax qualifications in special circumstances, for trades where such staff is not easily available.
Ensure that the examinations are conducted by the State Board of Examination according to the standards and
the manner prescribed by the National Council.
To countersign and issue the National Trade Certificates to successful candidates.
To issue State Trade Certificates of all SCVT trades to successful candidates under the signature of Secretary, SCVT.
To issue State Trade Certificates of Short term modular courses to successful candidates under the signature of Secretary, SCVT.
To approve/ratify the proposals of grant of affiliation of various SCVT trades, which were granted provisional affiliation by
the Secretary SCVT-cum-Director, Technical Education and Industrial Training.
To recommend the provision of additional training facilities, wherever necessary, and render such assistance in the setting up
of additional training programmes as may be necessary.
To advise the State Government regarding expenditure on different training schemes;
To perform such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the State Government.