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September 22, 2017

24 sectors to require human resource of more than 500 million by 2022


The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that as per National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015, India had an employment base of 461.1 million in the 24 Sectors in 2013 which is expected to increase to 581 million by 2022. About 104.62 million people would need fresh skilling in these sectors during 2015-22. In addition, 298.25 million persons of existing workforce especially below 45 years of age would need skilling, upskilling and reskilling.

Sr No. Sector Employment Base in 2013

(million)

Projected Employment by 2022

(million)

Incremental Human Resource Requirement (2013-2022)
1 Auto and Auto Components 10.98 14.88 3.9
2 Beauty and Wellness 4.21 14.27 10.06
3 Food Processing 6.98 11.38 4.4
4 Media and Entertainment 0.4 1.3 0.9
5 Handlooms and Handicrafts 11.65 17.79 6.14
6 Leather and Leather Goods 3.09 6.81 3.72
7 Domestic Help 6 10.88 4.88
8 Gems and Jewellery 4.64 8.23 3.59
9 Telecommunication 2.08 4.16 2.08
10 Tourism, Hospitality & Travel 6.96 13.44 6.48
11 Furniture and Furnishing 4.11 11.29 7.18
12 Building, Construction and Real Estate 45.42 76.55 31.13
13 IT and ITES 2.96 5.12 2.16
14 Construction Material and Building Hardware 8.3 11 2.7
15 Textile and Clothing 15.23 21.54 6.31
16 Healthcare 3.59 7.39 3.8
17 Security 7 11.83 4.83
18 Agriculture 240.4 215.6 (24.8)
19 Education/ skill development 13.02 17.31 4.29
20 Transportation and Logistics 16.74 28.4 11.66
21 Electronic and IT Hardware 4.33 8.94 4.61
22 Pharma and Life Sciences 1.86 3.58 1.72
23 BFSI 2.55 4.25 1.7
24 Retail 38.6 55.95 17.35
Grand Total 461.1 581.89 120.79

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today the Minister said, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has over 250 training providers with about 4000 training centres including 226 in Rajasthan across the country. A state wise list of the training centres is:

 NSDC’s Operational Training Centers, (state /union territory wise)
as on 29th February, 2016
State Fixed centres Mobile centres Grand Total
Andhra Pradesh 64 13 77
Assam 61 1 62
Bihar 129 6 135
Chandigarh 6 1 7
Chhattisgarh 653 3 656
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 1 1
Delhi 118 22 140
Goa 4 2 6
Gujarat 99

 Note: News shared for public awareness with reference to the information available on government website.

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