PUNJAB SKILL DEVELOPMENT MISSION – NODAL AGENCY FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT
Skilled workforce is essential for growth and competitiveness of Industries. The State has already set up Punjab Skill Development Mission, a nodal agency to spearhead skill development activities in the State. The Mission would further be strengthened and integrated with the Industry requirements.
IDENTIFYING THE SKILL GAP IN VARIOUS CLUSTERS
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.
CONVERGENCE OF VARIOUS SKILL DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES
The State would ensure convergence of various skill training schemes to bring scale and synergy. Various skill training schemes being run by different departments would be transferred to the Mission. At the district level, District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises will be coordinating the implementation of various skill development schemes.