The Advanced Training Institute popularly known as ATI Kolkata was established on 23.9.1961 as pioneer training institute under DGET, Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India. ATI Kolkata is located at Dasnagar, Howrah, adjacent to the Howrah Industrial Estate and about 9 kms. from Howrah Railway station. It is well connected by Local trains and by road transport.
The primary function of this Institute is to train the Vocational Instructors of various Industrial Training Institutes/ Centres and other training establishment. The institute also conduct training courses under Craftsmen Training Scheme & Short term duration courses for industrial workers under AVTS scheme .