A Brief History
St. Anthony’s Industrial Institute was founded in 1956 by the Mill Hill Missionaries. The aim was to improve the social and economic status of the community, in Rayalaseema area i.e. Cuddapah, Kurnool and Nellore.
1. ITI and Non Formal Technical Inst. along with boarding facility for boys.
It started with a carpentry course. Black smithy was added in 1958 and a mechanical engineering section in 1963. The institute was recognized by the government and awarded the ISLC certificate. The students went through a five year course which included coaching for the SSC examination.
In 1980 St. Antony’s became an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) recognized by the Government offering three year certificate courses in Carpentry, Fitter Turner and Mechanist.
In 1993 St.Antony’s became a Christian minority institute. Keeping in mind the aim of training boys from the marginalized sector it admits SSC passed or failed candidates and special coaching is arranged for the students to pass the SSC Examination. An integral formation is imparted to them not only through religious and professional training but also by means of educational and cultural activities. Every effort is made to instill into them a keen sense of social awareness, civic responsibility and respect for work.
Non formal courses in carpentry and black smithy are offered to school dropout children.
The needy youth are contacted through the Youth Centre.
“We visualize St. Anthony’s Industrial Institute as a premier center of technical excellence imparting integral technical education and faith formation to the rural marginalized and economically weaker sections Rayalaseema region to improve their social, economical and cultural status.”
- Technical Training in various trades.
- Non Formal training to school drop outs.
- Reaching out to the neighborhood through the youth centre.
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