Vocational Training Provider -VTP

Introduction to Skill Development Initiative Scheme (SDIS)

“To meet the demand for specific skills of a high order, a Public Private Partnership between Government and Industry is proposed to promote skills development program under the name ‘Skill Development Initiative’….”

Accordingly, Ministry of Labour & Employment undertook development of a new strategic framework for skill development for early school leavers and existing workers, especially in the un-organized sector in close consultation with industry, micro enterprises in the un-organized sector, State Governments, experts and academia which were essential considering their educational, social and economic background.

Objectives of the Scheme

i. To provide vocational training to the people by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.

ii. To build capacity in the area of development of competency standards, course curricula, learning material and assessment standards in the country.

Vocational Training Providers (VTPs)

The training under SDI scheme is provided by various Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) registered under Central Government, State Governments, Public and Private Sector and Industrial establishments/Institutes etc. VTPs provide counseling & vocational guidance, training facilities as per norms, impart quality training, post training support to trainees in getting employment.