Brief History

Brief History


Technical Training Institute, Khuruthang was established in June 2003 by bifurcating Royal Technical Institute (RTI), Phuntsholing with an objective to increase access to school leavers in getting skills needed for employment in the labor market. Plumbing, carpentry, masonry, general electrical and drafting (last batch) were the courses brought from RTI. In 2007 plumbing, carpentry and masonry were shifted to TTI-Serzhong while mechanical certificate courses was brought from RTI. In 2010 CBT Electrical course was piloted. In 2014, the institute received an Excellence Award (Gold) for QMS. In 2017, Mechanical (Fitting and welding) CBT course commenced. Later in the same year, the institute received an Excellence Award (Silver) for QMS.

The Institute is under the Department of Workforce Planning and Skills Development under the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. The Institute has a total area of 4 Acres 45 decimals, Technical Training Institute-Khuruthang is under Punakha Dzongkhag, located adjacent to Punakha-Thimphu highway below Guru Lhakhang in Khuru thromde.

About Us


4 Acres 45 Decimal


(Location of the Institute, distance from Dzong/ main road etc.) The institute is located in the Khuruthang town beside the Puna Tsangchu adding aesthetic beauty to the campus, facing the main gate just 40m away is the Khuruthang Lhakhang.  The bus stand, Post Office and the Bank of Bhutan are at walking distance from the Institute.


2 Years Certificate Course in Electrical, Mechanical Welder and Mechanical Fitter.


A Centre of excellence in engineering and construction training enriched with innovation and added values.
  • To provide quality basic skills training to meet the skills needs of public and private sectors, and of new workers for wage or profit.
  • To provide enhanced access to skills for the enhancement of community and individual standards of living.
  • To provide access to advance training and retraining for the presently employed or those seeking new or upgraded employment.
  • To provide customized training services to enterprises and government for specialist skills development.
  • To provide national quality improvement services for skills training through curriculum, programme and training materials development, testing and assessment services.
  • To instill in the young minds the 5 Zorig Commitments, social values and application of their skills to the highest degree of integrity and dedication to the service of Nation.


  • To become the leading Engineering and Construction Training Institute in the country, persistently delivering excellent value & Innovative skills to meet the industries’ needs. 
  • To continually innovate, develop and adopt state of art technology in methods and materials to enhance productive training delivery.
Statement of our core values are over arching principle that direct our approach to the development of training and our behavior in conducting our work. We promote the values to our trainees and we expect these values to be applied by them.
C:Competent      : We care in garnering high quality training to produce competent workers.
A:Accountable     :   We care accountability through free, fair and ethical behavior in an atmosphere of honesty among Trainers and Trainees.
R:Responsible    We care responsibilities through an atmosphere in open communication with  mutual respect among Trainers and Trainees.
E:Efficient           : We care in providing prompt and speedy services to meet the community needs through team work and  collaborative decision making processes.