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April 27, 2018

Odisha Skill Development Authority invites Expression of Interest to setup Centre of Excellence at World Skills Centre


Bhubaneswar : The Odisha Skill Development Authority set up by Government of Odisha (GOO) in training youth in the age group of 15–34 to increase their skills, employability, and income. The project aims to train new entrants and existing workers in priority sectors such as manufacturing, construction, service industry and the creative economy sector for formal employment. The project will benefit youth, women, and disadvantaged groups.

To achieve skilling at World class level, OSDA is establishing World Skill Centre (WSC) at Bhubaneswar. World Skill Centre has space of 2.79 Lac sqft spread over 18 floors. It is planned that each floor will be dedicated to a particular skill. To train youth in these skills at World-Class level, OSDA is exploring partnership with the Industry leaders and pioneers to set up Competency Centres in their respective skills. These industries should be pioneers in technology skills preferably having international presence. These industries should have experience in setting up skill training centres in India or abroad.

World Skill Centre (WSC):

World Skills Centre is going to change the conversation on skill development. This facility will have an immersive, interactive and invigorating experience for the youth in all the areas of manufacturing, service sectors and creative economy. Will showcase the evolution of the skills from the time immemorial to present through a museum. There would be showcase what would be future in skills. Competency centres for each skills will be established to hone the abilities of trainees and facility for real world experiential learning at World Class level. WSC will also be central hub for the whole skill ecosystem for the State of Odisha and eventually for India.

Expression of Interest is hereby invited from interested Industries (Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in manufacturing / Service sector) to associate with OSDA for the implementation for setting up the Centre of Excellence in under the categories mentioned herein as part of the OSDA initiative.

1   Manufacturing Sector
1.1 Future Welding
1.2 Energy Management (Electrical)

2   Service Sector
2.1 Hospitality
2.2 Facility Management
2.3 Beauty and Wellness

Submission of Expression of Interest

Interested OEM / Service Sector Organization shall submit their Expression of Interest in the specified format  ( Click Here ) through Courier/ Speed Post to the below address.

Mr Rajesh Patil, Chief Executive Officer, Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) 3rd Floor, Niyojan Bhawan, Janpath Road, Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 751001 ; Telephone : 0674-2391320

Last Date for Submission of EOI : Any time on or before 19th March 2018 ,

Please Note : The envelope / email should bear the subject of the EoI as prescribed -> “ (Name of the proposer) Expression of Interest for Project under OSDA”.

A copy of the same should be forwarded to the Email ID: wsc.osda@gmail.com as well. For complete information, refer the document enclosed ( Click Here )

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