As per an analysis done by the ministry of higher education of Himachal Pradesh, over 85 per cent of the technical institution students are being placed every year compared to the other fields. Over 40,000 students go through a councelling session every year keeping in mind its popularity, said Narender Bragta, Minster of Technical Education Himachal, at Dharamsala. A new hydro-electric engineering college will start functioning in Pragati Nagar of Shimla from this year and this shall be second institution in India where ITI, Polytechnic and Engineering shall be taught under one roof He said adding another hydro engineering college shall be established near Bhakhra Dam in Bilaspur. Bragta said that beside NIT Hamirpur, one IIT has started functioning in Mandi, and the state has also set up one Himachal Pradesh Technical University at Hamirpur. He said that by the conditioning of five more Polytechnics in August this year and estimating the bright aspects of higher technical jobs in the field of hydro electricity in Himachal, every district of the state shall have one such institution.