The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a one-of-its-kind, Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in India, under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). It aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. A not-for-profit company set up by the Ministry of Finance, under Section 25 of the Companies Act.
NSDC provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. Its mandate is also to enable support system which focuses on quality assurance, information systems and train the trainer academies either directly or through partnerships. NSDC acts as a catalyst in skill development by providing funding to enterprises, companies and organizations that provide skill training. It will also develop appropriate models to enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives.
Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) project
aims to implement the mandate of the National Skill Development Mission (NSDM), which was
launched on 15th July by Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, through its core
sub-missions. The project will be implemented in mission mode through World Bank support
and is aligned with the overall objectives of the NSDM. The main objectives of the project
include strengthening institutional mechanisms at both national and state levels, building a poolof quality trainers and assessors, creating convergence among all skill training activities at thestate level, establishing robust monitoring and evaluation system for skill training programs,
providing access to skill training opportunities to the disadvantaged sections and most
importantly supplement the Make in India initiative by catering to the skill requirements in
relevant manufacturing sectors.
SANKALP is an outcome oriented project supported by World Bank. The project will focus on
the overall skilling ecosystem covering both Central (MSDE, NSDA and NSDC) and State
agencies, and outcomes will be measured through Disbursement Linked Indicators (DLIs) agreedbetween MSDE and the Bank. A DLI verification protocol has also been established to measureDLIs on a periodic basis.
SIDS is working as a consultant for recruitment and selection of various staffs for SANKALP project under NSDC. Now applications are invited from suitable candidates for the position of Consultant-(Research Analyst-Social Sector) under SANKALP project:-