BSDM invites RFP from TPs for skill development under IT Department in Bihar

Principal Secretary, Dept. of Labour Resources, Govt. of Bihar- cum- CEO, Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM), invites proposals (Single Bid System) from reputed and experienced organizations to implement employment linked Domain Skill Development Programme under Information Technology Department, Govt. of Bihar under the overall framework of Bihar Skill Development Mission.


BSDM in coordination with 16-line departments implements short-term skill development training through private and government training partners across all 38 districts of Bihar.

  • Currently there are 16 departments in the Government of Bihar that are implementing various domain-specific short-term skill development programs for different target groups. 
  • BSDM plays the role of an apex body to formulate policy, plan, develop norms, and standardized processes and define quality parameters in close consultation with its key stakeholders for the smooth implementation of skill development programs.
  • The finalization of sectors and courses is decided by the respective line departments basis on their targeted beneficiaries, and industrial demand is aligned to the respective QP/NOS-based courses that have been approved by SSC and NCVET. The courses are kept upgraded when required basis on the necessary amendments done by NCVET, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Program Objectives.
  • The objective of Domain Skilling is to enable youth to take up training to secure a better livelihood.
  • It also aims to create an effective and efficient skill development ecosystem in the state of Bihar BSDM provides the umbrella framework for the Domain Skilling program including center empanelment, value chain automation, skilling support through BSDM’s Single Point of Contacts attachment to departments, etc.


BSDM through this RFP intends to impanel a reputed Training Partner having prior experience running training centers under central or state-sponsored schemes like PMKVY, DDU-GKY, State Skill Development Missions, etc. with proven placement records or institutions having proven track records in vocational skill training with placement like Government or Private Engineering Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges, Diploma Colleges, Nursing Colleges, Management Institutions, etc. Training partners who have verifiable placement tie-ups can only apply under this RFP.

  • The empaneled organizations will then be aligned with the respective departments of Govt. of Bihar for which this specific RFP has been published. The Department will then allocate targets in specific sectors and courses and execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with such empaneled organizations. The list of indicative sectors, job roles, and total target is attached as Annexure-VII.
  • The Programme would target to train and provide gainful employment to the trained candidates
  • The Training Partners would be responsible for candidates’ mobilization, the establishment of training centers, and ToT-certified trainers, conduct training, scheduling assessment & certification, and placement and post-placement tracking under the overall supervision of the respective department and BSDM. The entire traying cycle shall be managed as per the approved guideline/cost & process norms/SoP/Amendments/Circulars of BSDM or the respective department.
  • The departments and BSDM shall collaboratively monitor skill training performance as per the
    monitoring & evaluation framework. All the training shall be managed through a portal.

Scope of Work:

The scope of work to be undertaken by the empaneled training providers would be as below:

1. Mobilization, Pre-Counseling, and Registration of eligible candidates
2. Course and Curriculum Design
3. Training
4. Placement of Candidates

Note: Training partners who have placement opportunities available through verifiable placement tie-ups can only apply under this RFP.


Mode of Submission: Online
Last date for submission: 25 August 2023, 1500 hours IST

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