Special programmes are undertaken for training of Defence Service personnel who are about to retire or have retired from service. The following schemes are being implemented for their training in collaboration with Director General of Rehabilitation (DGR) in the Ministry of Defence.
Release Training for Defence Personnel (PCPRT)
training scheme for Defence Personnel (OJT).
“PCPRT” training is provided to retiring
service personnel in various ITIs all over the country. The objective is to equip the retiring
service personnel with the skills in suitable trades to enable them to acquire
recognised qualification in the form of National Trade Certificate leading to
The trainees are deputed by DGR prior to their retirement and about 1000
seats have been earmarked for the purpose in ITIs all over the country.
training scheme was introduced in 1981.
Under this scheme, special skill training is imparted by the industrial
enterprises for retiring defence personnel on the basis of the syllabi prepared
in consultation with DGR in 10 different trades. The duration of training is 9
months. After completion of
training, DGE&T conduct trade test at its field institutes under the aegis
of NCVT and a trade certificate is awarded to the successful trainees.