Ministry of Human Resource Development,Department of Higher Education, Government of India is implementing Apprenticeship Training Scheme for Engineering Graduates, Diploma Holder in Engineering as per the Apprentices (Amendment) Act.

Four Regional Boards have Been Established For Implementing The Above Scheme In Our Country And The details are as follows


The Director
Board of Apprenticeship Training (Southern Region),
C.I.T. Campus,
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113

Phone: 044 – 22542236 / 22541292

The Director
Board of Apprenticeship Training(Northern Region)
Plot No.16, Block -1 – A Lakhanpur
Kanpur – 208 024

Phone: 0512 – 2584056 / 2584057

The Director
Board of Practical Training(Eastern Region)
Block EA, Sector – 1
Salt Lake City
Kolkata – 700 064

Phone: 033 – 23370750 /23370751

The Director
Board of Apprenticeship Training(Western Region)
New Administrative Building
V.N.Purav Marg
A.T.I.Campus Sion
Mumbai – 400 022

Phone: 022- 24055635 / 24053682

Constitution of the Southern Regional Board

I Chairman
Shri C.R.Swaminathan,
Chairman - Board of Apprenticeship Training, (SR)
4th Cross Road,
C I T Campus,
Taramani,CHENNAI - 600 113.

II Nominee of the Central Government :
Shri. Murli Manohar Singh
Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Department of Higher Education,
Govt. of India, Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi -110 001.

Three Representatives of the Association of Indian Engineering Industry (Southern Region) representing Industry now C.I.I (Southern Region)

Shri Shri. P.Padmakumar
Team Leader & Head- Human Resources
Saint Gobain Research India Ltd,
18/3, Dr. Rukmani Lakshmipathy Road,
Egmore, CHENNAI – 600 008.

Dr. K. Gopalakrishnan,
National Council Member
The Institute of Engineers (India) Karnataka State Centre
# 3, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Veedhi,
BANGALORE – 560 001.

Shri Selvakumar,
Vice President (HR),
Tube Products of India,
CHENNAI – 600 054.

One Representative of the Southern Zonal Council of the Association of principals of Technical Institutions (or the Indian Society for Technical Education, as the case may be)

Dr. N. Manoharan,
Rector - Technical,
AMET University,
Chennai - 600 100.

Nominee of the Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry :
Shri S.M. Shankar,
Chief Executive Officer,
The India Metal Works,
Chennai - 600 003.

Representatives of the four State Governments of the ( Directors of the Technical Education) Southern Region

Mr. Shri Vivekanandan, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Technical Education,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Sardar Patel Road,
Chennai – 600 025.

Dr. K. P. Indiradevi
Director of Technical Education,
Government of Kerala,
Padma Vilasam Road, Fort,

Shri H.U. Talawar
Director of Technical Education,
Government of Karnataka,
Palace Road,
BANGALORE- 560 001

Shri. Babu A. I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Technical Education,
ANR Towers, Jammi Chettu Street
Prasadmpadu, Vijayawada – 521108
Government of Andhra Pradesh

Nominee of the Central Government

Shri Murli Manohar Singh
Department of Higher Education,
Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Nominee of Public Sector Undertaking / Departments and other interests

Shri. Vishnu Swarup O V,
Sr. Deputy General Manager (CLD),
Bharat Electronics Limited,
Bangalore - 560 013.

Shri A. Boobathy
Deputy General Manager (Trg), Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.
Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
Visakhapatnam - 530 031.

Shri Stephen Sudhakar J,
Senior Vice President - HR & GS,
Hyundai Motor India Ltd.
Kanchipuram Dist.- 602 117.

Shri Arun Leslie George Senior VP & Head of HR
Coromandel International Limited
Coromandel House, 1-2-10, Sardar Patel Road,

Chief Mechanical Engineer,
Cochin Port Trust,
KERALA - 682 003.

Shri S. Krishnamurthy
Senior Vice President (Personnel), Brakes India Pvt. Ltd, Padi
Chennai - 600 050.

Nominee of the Southern Region Committee of the All India Council for Technical Education representing Technical Education authorities and other Interests

Shri M.Sundaresan SRO

All India Council for Technical Education,
Shastri Bhavan, 26, Haddows Road,
Nungambakkam, CHENNAI - 600 006.

Representatives of each of the Industry Liaison Boards o the four States in the Southern Region :

Shri Navin Mittal I.A.S.,

Commissioner of Technical Education Department of Technical Education.,Government of Telangana,Telangana – 500 001.

Dr. Sudhindra Nath Panda
Director - NITTTR Ministry of HRD,
Department of Higher Education,
Government of India,
CHENNAI - 600 113.

The Chief Secretary to Government of Puducherry,
Office of Chief Scretary,
PUDUCHERRY – 605 001.

Shri. S. Manimaran,
Dy. General Manager - HR,
Wabco India Limited,
Chennai - 600 113.

Director of Training – Member / Secretary :

Board of Apprenticeship Training,
(Southern Region)
Chennai - 600 113.

(A) Co-Opted Member

The Special Commissioner
Office of the Commissioner of Technical Education & Collegiate Education
ANR Towers, Jammi Chettu Street
Prasadmpadu, Vijayawada – 521108

Graduate and Technician Apprenticeship Training

The Director,
Directorate of Technical Education,
Palace Road,
Bangalore – 560 001.
Tel No. 080-22200291
Fax No. 080-22261212

The Director of Technical Education
Government of Kerala,
Padma Vilasam Road, Fort
Thriuvanathapuram- 695 023.
Phone no : 0471 2451369
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The Assistant Director
Supervisory Development Centre,
NAD Road,
Kalamassery – 683 104
Ernakulam District.
Phone No. and Fax : 0484 – 2556530

Commissioner of Technical Education
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Guindy, Chennai – 600 025.
Phone No.: 044 – 22350525

Fax No : 044 – 22201514

Commissioner of Labour
Labour Complex,
Gandhi Nagar,
Puducherry – 605 009.
Phone No. 0413 – 2273275 and Fax : 0413- 2279211
Email :

The Commissioner
Commissionerate of Technical Education,
5th & 6th Floor, B.R.K.R. Bhavan,
Tank Bund Road,
Hyderabad – 500 063.

Training & Placement Officer
Tel No. : 040 – 23223706 Ext: 201
Fax No. 040-23226802
E-Mail :


The Commissioner,
Commissionerate of Intermediate Education
Tel No. : 040 – 24655915
Fax No. 040-24655927
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