GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, Dated :01/02/2012.
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units, CORE/Allahabad,
MTP/Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, CAO (R), DMW/Patiala, COFMOW/New Delhi,
Director General, RDSO/Lucknow & RSC/Vadodra, Director, IRISET/Secundrabad,
IRICEN/Pune, IRIEEN/Nasik & IRIM&EE/Jamalpur and Chairmen/Railway
Recruitment Boards; Managing Director/Konkan Railway Corporation Limited.
Sub: Recognition of Certificate/Qualification of I.T.I upgraded as Centre of Excellence (COE) and its acceptance for the purpose of employment in railways.
Ref: (i) Board’s letter of even number dated 27.12.2006 (RBE No. 196/2006).
(ii) Ministry of Labour & Employment’s Gazette Notification dated 07.11.2007, 21.7.2010 and 7.9.2010 (enclosed)
The proposal for recognition of certificate / qualification imparted by Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) upgraded as Centre of Excellence (COE) under the scheme envisaged by Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET), Ministry of Labour & Employment and acceptance of the same for the purpose of employment on the railways has been under examination of this Ministry.