RFP invited from Training Partners for skill development programme under WCD Corporation in Bihar

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

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

Objective of the RFP

  • BSDM through this RFP intends to empanel a reputed Training Partner having prior experience in 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, ToT certified trainers, conduct training, scheduling assessment & certification, 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 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
    1. Awareness creation in the districts in which it has been empaneled.
    2. Candidate Pre-Counseling: Counseling of training seekers both one on one and through psychometric test are mandatory.
    3. Counseling the candidates and their parents on the available job opportunities/training locations and setting their expectations on jobs, relocation requirements, and compensation.
    4. TPs shall collect copies of all the relevant documents at the time of enrolment and match them with the originals.
  2. Course and Curriculum Design: Training Providers will follow the modules defined by respective sector skill councils/NCVET.
  3. Training
    1. The TPs will be allowed to operate the centers within the state of Bihar and as per the assigned district and block for a period of the Agreement duration.
    2. The TPs would need to install the latest GPS-enabled biometric attendance devices (as prescribed by BSDM) to capture the Aadhar Enabled Biometric Attendance of trainers and trainees.
    3. Ensure adequate coverage of the topics specific to the requirements of the module as assessments would be based on NOSs/Qualification Packs of course of respective SSCs.
    4. The guidelines concerning OJT shall be followed as prescribed for the respective course.
    5. The guidelines concerning residential training, if any, shall have to be followed by the TPs at all times during the training period.
    6. Some of the other facilities to be ensured at the training center (but not limited to) are as under:
      • Separate washroom for boys and girls
      • CCTV Monitoring
      • Equipment & furniture as per specifications to be provided by BSDM
      • Power Backup, Water Purifier
      • LCD / Over Head Projector, if required.
      • Domain Labs, IT Labs, requisite classrooms, Internet facility
  4. Placement of Candidates: “Placed” means the candidate is placed in the sector of their training at the respective industries (manufacturing/service) and his / her gross remuneration should not be below the minimum wages of the state in which he/she has been placed. Further, a placement shall be considered valid if a candidate is placed within the first 3 months of being successfully trained and certified.

Last date for Submission: 25 August 2023, 1500 hours IST

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