Directorate of Skill Development

The Directorate of Skill Development was set up under the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Tripura, to bring more focus and coordination to the skill development initiatives in the State.
The Directorate is assisted by major line Departments of the State involved in skill development including Agriculture, Animal Resource Development Department, Fishery, Forest, Industries & Commerce, IT, Minority Welfare, Power, Public Works Department, Rural Development Department, Transport, Urban Development Department. A separate wing for skill development was constituted within each Department in their own areas of expertise and also identified the nodal officer to co-ordinate with the Directorate of Skill Development.
Functions of Directorate

  • To  frame the State Policy for skill development
  • To implement the decisions of the State Skill Development Mission and Executive Committee of the Skill Development Mission
  • To act as the single point of contact within the Government to formulate and steer various skill development schemes/ projects
  • To coordinate, facilitate the convergence amongst various Departments, Stakeholders and Skill Providers/ Partners, set up skilling and up-skilling targets, identify the sectors of training, help in selecting training agencies/ partners, monitor implementation and ensure achievement of the targets. It would also advice and monitor the training programs conducted by various training institutes under the Government, as decided by the Executive Committee
  • To lay policy guideline to promote private sector participation in skill trainings
  • To develop and implement schemes for financing skill trainings by commercial banks with subsidy component. It would also develop and implement scheme for promoting skill training institutions by commercial banks with subsidy components
  • To develop Labor Market Information System (LMIS) to act as a one-stop data and information source on the labor/ workforce market and conduct various studies related to the skill development
  • To execute the works assigned by the Mission/ Executive Committee from time to time
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