NISE invites EOI from Training Centres for Suryamitra Skill Development Programme


National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) is an Autonomous Institute of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India (GoI) to facilitate Research & Development (R &D), Testing, Certification and Skill Development activities in the areas of solar energy technologies in the Country.

Under the skill development initiatives of the MNRE, NISE is mandated as the nodal agency for implementation of “Suryamitra Skill Development Programme” (SSDP). NISE is inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) for empanelment of Training Centres (Tc’s) for imparting training under SSDP.

About Suryamitra Skill Development Programme (SSDP)

SSDP aims to develop the skills of youth, considering the opportunities for employment in the growing solar energy sector such as: installation, operation & maintenance in India and abroad. The SSDP is also designed to prepare the participant/ trainee to become an entrepreneur in solar energy sector. This is a 600 hours residential skill development programme following the Qualification Pack (QP) of SGJ/Q0101 details of the QP is available at Preferable qualification for participant will be as per QP SGJ/Q0101.

Special emphasis to be given to the persons coming from rural background, women, unemployed youth, SC/ST category. The participants would be provided boarding and lodging facilities at the Training Centre (TC) by the Training Partner (TP). At the end of the course, Assessment and certification shall be done by Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ). Any change in assessing body (SCGJ) shall be informed by NISE. List of Equipment and Curriculum for conducting training under SSDP is attached as Annexure 1-3.

NISE reserves the right to modify/change/ update/amend/cancel the Expression of Interest (EoI) without specifying any reason. Any query related to this EoI can be sent to e-mail

Scope of Work

NISE invites response document to this Expression of Interest for the selection of TCs to impart training under Suryamitra skill development Programme on PAN India basis against the programme sanctioned by MNRE for FY2023-24. Empanelled TCs may also be considered for FY2024-25 subject to the programme sanctioned by MNRE and also subject to the fulfilment of all qualifying conditions. As per present sanction all empanelled training centres to ensure completion of training by June 2025. However, this date may be extended subject to the receipt of sanction from MNRE.

Eligibility Criteria (All TCs must fulfil following criteria so as to be considered for further evaluation as per technical scoring criteria given at para 2.3).

  • The TC must be an Institute/ Engineering College/ Polytechnic College/ ITI/ NGO/Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) or any other affiliated skill development centre with proper infrastructure as per para 2.5.
  • TC must have training experience in the renewable energy/ solar energy.
  • The TC must have at least one MoU/Tie-up with Industries for industrial on job training.
  • The TC must have valid centre affiliation from NSDC to conduct training as per the relevant QP i.e. solar PV installer SGJ/Q0101.
  • The TC shall have 2 trainers per centre and at least one of them shall be certified as Training of Trainer (ToT) from SCGJ to conduct solar training as per the relevant SCGJ Qualification Pack.
  • TC must have well equipped laboratory, classroom facilities and residential facilities as per para 2.5.

Mode of Submission: ONLINE (link provided below)

Last Date for Submission: 30 April 2024, 05:30 PM IST (1730 hours )