The Department of Skill Development and Industrial Training, Haryana is imparting skill-based training to the unemployed youth of the state through the network of 172 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes (139 (Co-Ed.) GITIs and 33 GITIs for Women) and 246 Private ITIs under Craftsman Training Scheme. Engineering & Non- Engineering trade courses of one and two years duration are being run in these institutes. During the current academic year 2019-20, 74384 sanctioned seats in 3655 trade units, out of which 57328 seats in 2612 trade units have been released for admission in Govt. ITIs and 47216 sanctioned seats in 2384 trade units out of which 34388 seats in 1593 trade units have been released for admission in Pvt. ITIs. Total 65623 (47386 in GITI's and 18241 in PITI's) Trainees admitted to Govt. & Pvt. ITI's during session 2019-20.
In the year 1966, when Haryana came into being, there was 48 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes with a seating capacity of 7156. Now, there is a total 418 Govt. & Pvt. Industrial Training Institutes with 121600 sanctioned seats offering courses in 81 different trades. Quality of training in ITIs is being upgraded regularly by improvement in curriculum, training methodology and training of trainers through industry sector council at Govt. of India. New trades are also being introduced as per market demand.