The term vocational education is general and includes every form of education that aims to the acquirement of qualifications related to a certain profession, art or employment or that provides the necessary training and the appropriate skills as well as technical knowledge, so that students are able to.
Now our country is developing due to the development of science and technology. This has been possible because of the availability of material and human resources. Our country is too rich in these two resources. What is needed is their proper utilization. This requires expansion and development of vocational education. The need of the hour is to impart vocational education in order to acquire expertness in the field of “technical know-how”.
Vocational education is concerned with the training on vocation. It is related to productivity. Vocational education prepares individuals for jobs. It has adequate employment potentialities. It helps in broadening of horizon. It leads to dignity of labour. It is helpful in the maximum utilisation of the material resources of the country.
When vocational educational education is mixed with general education it is called vocationlisation of education. Vocationalisation of education is designed to introduce manual skills in general education. Vocationalisation of education means training in some vocations at the secondary, Higher Secondary level with general education.
The Indian Education Commission (1966) pointed out that vocationalisation can bring education into closer relationship with productivity. The National policy on Educating (1986) and its revised formulations gave stress on the introduction of systematic, well planned and rigorously implemented programmes of vocational education.
The mission aims at the empowerment of youth, through imparting them technical skills and encouraging their self economical reliability.
To empower youth through income generating skills and entrepreneurship.
Promote the youth to and full participation, on the basis of equality with youth in economic opportunity and education.
To develop and disseminate strategies that can be used in analyzing the local situation and developing innovative skills at the local level.
To provide Quality Training to inculcate self-employment among the youth.
To facilitate the development of skills that increase vocational and Training Opportunities.