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 192 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes (149 (Co-Ed.) GITIs and 36 GITIs for Women), 7 Govt. Aided ITIs and 225 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 2022-23, 82616 sanctioned seats in 3795 trade units, out of which 59760 seats in 2721 trade units have been released for admission in Govt. ITIs and 45016 sanctioned seats in 2148 trade units out of which 29632 seats in 1381 trade units have been released for admission in Private ITIs. Total 55265 (48739 in GITIs and 6526 in PITIs) trainees were admitted to Govt. & Pvt. ITIs during the session 2022-23.
In the year 1966, when Haryana came into being, there was 48 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes with a seating capacity of 7156. Now, there are total 417 Govt. & Private Industrial Training Institutes with 127632 sanctioned seats offering courses in 88 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.