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September 20, 2017

Role of National Skill Qualification Framework


National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) organizes qualification according to the levels of knowledge, skills and aptitude which are defined in terms of learning outcomes that learner possess through formal, non-formal or informal learning, said Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.He said, it provides nationally integrated skill framework that enables a person to acquire desired competency levels and also provide a time return to acquire more skills in order to enhance their competencies. There are 1345 qualifications from 28 Sector Skill Councils and 116 NCVT qualifications are aligned with NSQF. He further added, skill training are being imparted through NSQF complaint courses under PMKVY of this Ministry. NSDC is implementing PMKVY through it’s training partners having centres across the country. It would be mandatory for all training programmes/courses to be NSQF compliant and all concerned institutions will define eligibility criteria for admission to various courses in terms of NSQF levels after the 5th anniversary date of the notification of NSQF. A list of operational training centres  was also provided.

NSDC’s Operational Training Centres, (state /union territory wise) as on 31st October, 2015 are as under:

S.No.

State

Fixed Centers

Mobile Centers

Total

1. Andhra Pradesh 104 23 127
2. Assam 58 6 64
3. Bihar 95 9 104
4. Chandigarh 6 3 9
5. Chhattisgarh 508 39 547
6. Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2 0 2
7. Delhi 105 33 138
8. Goa 6 1 7
9. Gujarat 164 50 214
10. Haryana 146 18 164
11. Himachal Pradesh 164 7 171
12. Jammu and Kashmir 14 5 19
13. Jharkhand 57 5 62
14. Karnataka 219 68 287
15. Kerala 78 65 143
16. Lakshadweep 0 1 1
17. Madhya Pradesh 447 10 457
18. Maharashtra 309 68 377
19. Manipur 2 0 2
20. Meghalaya 14 0 14
21. Nagaland 9 0 9
22. Odisha 119 233 352
23. Puducherry 3 0 3
24. Punjab 184 4 188
25. Rajasthan 124 21 145
26. Sikkim 10 0 10
27. Tamil Nadu 115 50 165
28. Telangana 98 12 110
29. Tripura 9 0 9
30. Uttar Pradesh 314 46 360
31. Uttarakhand 22 6 28
32. West Bengal 331 29 360
Grand Total 3836 812 4648

Note: News shared for public awareness. Published news is based on information provided on a government website.

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