This Institute was started in the year 2000 by the Department of Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training, Government of Himachal Pradesh with the aim to provide vocational training to large number of rural youth and women of Bilaspur District. Initially the Institution was started with two trades, Computer Operator & Programming Assistant and Welder (G & E) in a rented building Near Main Market at Berthin. Dress making Trade was introduced to strengthen the Institute in 2001, on the construction of Institutional’s own building the trades were shifted to new institution campus in 2010. The campus is spread in 07 Bigha of land with modern type building. Keeping in the view the demand of the industry new trades like Mechanic Electronics and Electrician were added in this institution.
All the courses/Trades of the Institution are affiliated with National Council for Vocational Training, Govt. of India. New Delhi. The examination (known as All India Final Trade Test) are on annual bases throughout the country are conducted by the body NCVT, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board, Dharamshala evaluate the examination paper & practical and prepare the results of all the trades. The training programme in the State is looked after/governed by the SCVT with Directorate at Sunderngar, Distt. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.
The Central Govt. has introduced schemes namely
*Upgrading it is through Public Private Partnership Mode (PPP Mode)
*Modular Employable Skills (MES) through Skill Development Initiative Scheme.
This institute is covered under PPP mode for up gradation. MES scheme is also being implemented by this institute in letter & spirit.