Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s IBM India Private Limited in Feb. 2018 to offer Advanced Diploma in ‘IT, Networking and Cloud Computing’ by using high-end skill training facilities at NSTIs. Presently 446 trainees (271 Male & 175 Female) are undergoing training in 16 National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs) including 7 NSTIs exclusively for women (NSTI(W)) in the country that are offering the said course for the session 2019-21. This 2 year course on Diploma is being offered in following 16 NSTIs (9 General and 7 Women) viz. NSTIs(G) at,Bengaluru, Bhubneshwar, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad(V), Hyderabad(R), Howrah and Mumbai and NSTIs(W) at Allahabad, Indore, Kolkata, Noida, Panipat, Vadodara,Trivandrum and Calicut.
Further, the syllabi of 3 Diploma courses i.e. Diploma in Welding Technology, Diploma in Industrial Electronics and Automation, Diploma in Automotive Technology have been prepared/ under finalization for introduction in NSTIs.
NSTI(W), Agartala is planning to take up the Advanced Diploma courses in new full fledged Campus coming up at Ananda Nagar, Agartala, Tripura.