SETTING UP OF UNIVERSITY OF SKILLS AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
The State will set up a University of Skills and Vocational Education in Punjab. The University will help upgrade the standard of skills and vocational training in the State by devising Industry relevant curriculum, offering skill based certificate, diploma and degree programs relevant for Industry and Employers. The University will co-ordinate with the Department of Technical Education, Department of Higher Education and Department of Industries and other relevant Departments and Organizations of the State and Central Government and Industry bodies to enhance employability of students.
SETTING UP OF NEW MULTI SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRES
In order to ensure quality training and make skill training aspirational, the State has already setup state of the art multi skill development centres at Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur and Bathinda. The State will further set up new MSDC in the remaining districts in PPP mode.
SETTING UP OF CLUSTER SPECIFIC SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRES
The State would work out specific skill development needs including advance skilling for various sectors. The State would identify skill gaps in all the major industrial clusters. The State will set up cluster specific Skill Development Centres, which shall allow skilling of new entrants as well as skill upgradation of existing workers in the clusters. The State will also set up Advanced Skill Development Centres for providing latest know-how and courses to meet high end skill requirement of the Industry. These may be part of the Technology Centres being set up in the State.
SKILL TRAINING BY LARGE EMPLOYERS
The State would work with large employers in various industry sectors to create skill training facilities in partnership with such employers.
In order to help both the skilled candidate and employers, the State would maintain a registry of all the skilled candidates passing out from different institutions and under various skill training schemes. The State may utilise the Labour Information Management System developed by Central Government.