Salem is a city in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located about 160 kilometres (100 mi) northeast of Coimbatore, 186 kilometres (116 mi) southeast of Bangalore and about 340 kilometres (210 mi) southwest of the state capital, Chennai. Salem is the sixth largest city in Tamil Nadu by population and covers 116.34 km(44.92 sq mi)

Salem is located at 11.669437°N 78.140865°E,[6] at an average elevation of 289 m (912 ft). The city is surrounded by hills: Nagaramalai on the north, Jarugumalai on the south, Kanjamalai on the west, Godumalai on the east and the Shevaroy Hillson the northeast. Kariyaperumal Hill is in southwestern Salem. The Thirumanimutharu River flows through the city, dividing it in two. The fort area is the oldest part of Salem.

Salem has a tropical savanna climate January and February are generally pleasant; the hot summer begins in March, with the year's highest temperatures during April. Pre-monsoon thunderstorms occur during April and May. The Southwest monsoon season lasts from June to September. The northeast monsoon occurs from October to December.

The Salem Steel Plant, a unit of the Steel Authority of India, produces cold-rolled stainless steel and a hot-rolled stainless-carbon steel alloy. The plant is being expanded and modernised, with plans for steel-melting and continuous-casting facilities. The Southern Iron and Steel Company (part of JSW Steel) have their first integrated steel plant in Salem for the production of TMT corrosion-resistant bars and alloy steels The Salem region is rich in mineral ores, with some of the largest magnesite and bauxitedeposits in India. Public and private magnesite factories include Burn Standard and Company, Dalmia Magnesites and Tata Refractories.

The Leigh Bazaar is the region's largest market for agricultural products. The Tamil Nadu government and the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu are planning a 160-acre (65 ha) IT park in the city The Steel Authority of India is planning a 250-acre (100 ha) steel special economic zone in its Salem plant and an electrical and electronics industrial estate is in the Suramangalam area of the city.


In a developing Country like India, witnessing a revolutionary up-gradation in literacy, demand of skilled technician is also bound to grow. It is important on the part of vocational training institutions, to grow with the same phase for the betterment of the industry, society, as well as overall industrial growth of the nation.

Vocational training is an important subject under constitution. The central as well as the state government share the responsibility of implementing vocational training in the country. At the national level the Directorate General of Employment and training (DGE&T), Ministry of labour and employment (MoLE) is the Nodal body. This formulates policies, norms and standards for training system, It conducts All India Trade Tests (AITT) and issue certificates of vocational training under the guidelines of an advisory body called National council of vocational training (NCVT).

Entrepreneurs face a great number of challenges to build a successful venture. The Government Industrial Training Institute ,Salem -7, have been inspired by a dream and vision to be a high class vocational training institution in the state of Tamilnadu. Our mission is to provide good vocational training to trainees and Imparting the need based training to cater industrial needs and to Strive for continual improvement.