Skill Development
Skill Development

In pursuance of the decision taken at the first Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog on 8 February 2015, the Subgroup of Chief Minsters on Skill Development was constituted on 9 March 2015 (and partially modified on 24 March 2015) to address issues pertaining to human resources, especially youth, and to work towards creating a pool of skilled manpower.

The subgroup, serviced by NITI Aayog Labour and Employment Adviser and Rural Development Adviser, would assist CEO, NITI Aayog, towards the following:

  1. To suggest measures to strengthen the state skill development missions to enhance the capacity and improve the standards of skilling;

  2. To examine private-sector participation in skill development and suggest ways for improved partnership of the private sector in curriculum development, delivery mechanism, pedagogy, certification, trainer attachment, apprenticeship training and financing;

  3. To propose measures to expand outreach of skilling programmes, particularly in demographically advantageous States;

  4. To recommend measures for dealing with the shortage of trainers, instructors, and assessors;

  5. To suggest ways for mobilising panchayats, municipalities and civil society organisations as well as the Railways and Armed Forces to participate in these efforts;

  6. To propose ways of career guidance and post-training placement tracking;

  7. To suggest State-level innovative measures for upscaling of pilots, sharing of best practices, dissemination and replication by other States/UTs; and

  8. Any other measures.

Read More: Full Report of the Subgroup of Chief Ministers on Skill Development