General Policy / Skill Development

What are Sector Skill Councils?

NSDC has identified 20 broad high growth sectors to set up 28 sector skill councils across verticals. The objective of the SSCs include the following: • Setting up LMIS (Labour Market Information System) to assist planning and delivery of training. • Identification of skill development needs and preparing a catalogue of skill types • Develop … Continue reading

Skill Development


What is NSDC? NSDC is a Public-Private Partnership aimed at facilitating skill development. The focus of NSDC is to tap on the huge resource base in the unorganized, informal sector through skill enhancement by catalyzing creation of large, quality, for-profit vocational institutions. NSDC acts as a catalyst in skill development by providing funding to enterprises, … Continue reading

General Policy / Skill Development

How is the Mission structured?

The Skill Development Mission has been conceived in a manner which recognizes a convergent effort from the Central Ministries, State Governments and the Private Sector. The Structure consists of Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development for apex level policy directions, a National Skill Development Coordination Board, and a National Skill Development Corporation/Trust. The Central … Continue reading

General Policy / Skill Development

What is Skill Development Mission?

Skill Development Mission is a flagship program of the Government of India aimed at bridging the skill gap and create necessary skills for the estimated increase in employment through inclusive growth. The mission was launched with an outlay of ` 22800 crores. It is an agglomeration of programs and appropriate structures aimed at enhancing training … Continue reading