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Skill Development Initiative (SDI)

Ministry of Labour and Employment

The main aim is to provide vocational training to school dropouts, existing workers, ITI graduates, etc., to improve their employability by optimally utilising the infrastructure available in Government, Private Institutions and Industry.


Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.



Nature of Assistance

100% centrally sponsored demand driven short term training courses based on ‘Modular Employable Skills’ decided in consultation with industry.


Who can apply?

School dropouts, existing workers, ITI graduates.


How to apply?

Candidates can approach the VTPs in their locality for assistance in getting trained in the selected module. VTP will arrange for their assessment byany one of the Assessing Bodies selected by RDAT.


Ministry of Labour & Employment Govt. of India, Shram Shakti Bhawan Rafi Marg. New Delhi-110001 India

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