Saturday, 21 May 2016

9 Function of National Skill Development Agency

The National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) is an independent body of Government of India which come under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.The NSDA not only organize the skill development programme of the Indian Government but also manage the private sectors so that they can also achieve target of the Government of India set for the 12th Plan.

What is National Skill Development ?

The NSDA was launched through a gazette notification on 6 June 2013. The National Skill Development programme of India is sum of the Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development (PMNCSD) and the National Skill Development Coordination Board (NSDCB). The Government of India launched NSDA to connect the Social, gender, economic and regional divide by checking the skill which most deprived class or categories like SC's, ST's, OBC's, minorities and women needs to enhance their skill for making living for themself and taking part in Indian Economic by increasing GDP of India.This scheme is not only for minorities but NSDA has also some skill development programme which physically challenge people can learn. 

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The Ministry of Skill Development and NSDC has been continuously implementing the NSDA scheme and reviewing NSDA role to anchor the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF.

Function of National Skill Development 

The NSDA has function of achieving objective which Ministry of Skill Development has set for it. So lets know what are the function of NSDA and what it do is : 

  1. To take steps to meet target conceived by the 12th Five Year Plan.
  2. To manage skill development programme of Government and private sector across the country.
  3. To check what skill citizen of India needs to develop their skill.
  4. To do and manage whatever is mentioned in scheme by the Government of India.
  5. To let NSQF check the quality of skill NSDA if offering to citizens of India.
  6. To collect more money from sources like international agencies for improving skill development.
  7. To measure the skill development scheme and make required changes with time.
  8. To take positive action for advocacy.
  9. To create a national data base of skill development where every information of labour and workers working anywhere in India.

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