Sector Skill Councils

Sector Skill Councils are set up as autonomous industry-led bodies for steering skill development and training. They create Occupational Standards, develop competency framework, conduct Train the Trainer Programs, affiliate Vocational Training Institutes, conduct skill gap studies in their sector leading to a Labor Market Information System and most importantly Assess and Certify trainees on the curriculum aligned to National Occupational Standards developed by them

Achievements

Since their approval by the NSDC Board, SSCs have

  • Over 350 corporate and Government leaders are represented in the Governing Councils of the SSCs.  SSCs have a full-fledged professional team with domain and functional expertise.
  • 22 Operational SSCs have created 943 Qualification Packs with 2,908 unique Occupational Standards. These have been validated by over 1000 companies.
  • 19 Sector Skill Councils have assessed and certified more than 15 lakh such trainees.
  • SSCs have affiliated 719 Training Organizations having 17,250 centers, 29 Assessment Agencies with 2808 Assessor are affiliated to the Sector Skill Councils.
  • SSCs have tie-ups for in-house training of organization employees – like Retail, Rubber, Plumbing; Automotive etc. over 500 companies have indicated that they will prefer SSC certificate holders.
  • Through NSDC, SSCs work with multiple agencies including Central Ministries, State Governments, Educational Bodies and Institutions, and others operating in the skills development space.
  • SSCs also provide thought leadership in sector-specific growth objectives of State Governments thus enabling an ecosystem for investments and job creation for certified and skilled manpower.
  • SSCs also address challenges faced by specific groups including persons with disabilities, local governance institutions like Panchayats, rural entrepreneurs, etc.

Sector Skill Council, Central Ministries/Departments, Make in India Sectors

 

S. No

Name of Sector Skill Council

 

Related Ministry

 

Make in India Sectors

1

Automotive Skills Development Council

 

Department of Heavy Industries

 

Automobile Automobile Components

2

Aviation & Aerospace Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Civil Aviation*; Department of Space*

 

Aviation

3

Life Sciences Sector Skill Council

 

Department of Pharmaceuticals; Department of Biotechnology

 

Biotechnology

4

Construction Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Urban Development

 

Construction

5

Electronics Sector Skill Council of India

 

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

 

Electrical Machinery Electronic Systems

6

IT-ITeS Sector Skill Council

 

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

 

IT and BPM

7

Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative

 

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

 

Food Processing

8

Leather Sector Skill Council

 

Department of Commerce

 

Leather

9

Media & Entertainment Sector Skills Council

 

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting*

 

Media & Entertainment

10

Skill Council for Mining Sector 

 

Ministry of Mines*

 

Mining

11

Hydro Carbon Sector Skill Council 

 

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas*

 

Oil & Gas

12

Logistics Sector Skill Council 

 

Ministry of Shipping;

 

Ports

13

Partly by Logistics Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways*; Department of Food & Public Distribution*

 

Railways

14

Power Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Power; Ministry of New and Renewable Energy:

 

Renewable Energy

15

Textiles & Handloom Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Textiles

 

Textiles and Garments

16

Tourism & Hospitality Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Tourism*

 

Tourism and Hospitality

17

Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council

 

No Ministry

 

Wellness

18

Chemicals & Petrochemical Sector Skill council

 

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

 

Chemicals

19

Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill

 

Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

 

Defense Manufacturing

20

Life Sciences Sector Skill Council 

 

Department of Biotechnology

 

Pharmaceuticals

21

Construction Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Urban Development

 

Roads and Highways

22

Aviation & Aerospace Sector Skill Council

 

Civil Aviation Ministry

 

Space

23

Power Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Power

 

Thermal Power

24

Security Knowledge and Skill Development Council

 

Ministry of Home Affairs*

 

 

25

Retailers Association’s Skill Council of India

 

Department of Commerce

 

 

26

Rubber Skill Development Centre

 

The Rubber Board; Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprises*

 

 

27

Healthcare Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare*

 

 

28

Gems & Jewelry Skill Council of India

 

Department of Commerce

 

 

29

Agriculture SSC

 

Ministry of Agriculture

 

 

30

Telecom Sector Skill Council of India

 

Department of Telecommunications*; Department of Electronics & Information Technology

 

 

31

Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) Sector Skill Council of India

 

Ministry of Finance*

 

 

32

Plumbing Skill Council of India

 

Ministry of Urban Development*

 

 

33

Capital Goods Sector Skill Council

 

Department of Heavy Industries

 

 

34

Iron & Steel Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Steel

 

 

35

Handicrafts Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Textiles

 

 

36

Infrastructure Equipment Sector Skill Council

 

Department of Heavy Industries

 

 

37

Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Sector Skill Council

 

Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs*

 

 

38      Apparel, Made-ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council            Ministry of Textiles  

 

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