National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is going to establish state- of-the-art Trainer and Assessor Academies in the country To meet the rising demand for trainers and assessors in India.
NSDC has partnered with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Temasek Foundation International on a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme. Under the progamme, capabilities of 300 education leaders and specialists will be enhanced to establish and manage these academies across India. Temasek Foundation International has supported the programme by providing a grant of USD 5,02,955.
During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Singapore from 31 May to 2 June 2018, NSDC and SP will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise the programme.
Speaking on the partnership Mr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC said, “There is an urgent need for quality trainers and assessors across different sectors in India. To fulfill this requirement, we are happy to collaborate with Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Foundation International. This will help us develop best in class framework for vocational training and quality assurance in India and will further help in scaling-up various initiatives under Skill India mission.”
The above engagement is in line with the larger collaboration between India and Singapore on skill development.
National Skill Development Corporation, under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, is one of its kind public-private-partnership which aims to catalyze creation of quality vocational training in India across different sector.