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Industry Qualifications India - Cdr(Retd.) Kartik Vig

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Industry Qualifications India - Cdr(Retd.) Kartik Vig (Securing Asia 2015)

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Industry Qualifications India - Cdr(Retd.) Kartik Vig

  1. 1. Industry Qualifications India CDR KARTIK VIG
  2. 2. Content • Introduction • Potential For Skilling in India • Skill Development Policy- India • Industry Qualifications India • Benefits • Way Forward
  3. 3. Introduction • India - maximum population in the world under the age of 29 by 2020 • Growing need to increase employability in the country • Quality training required, which meets industry requirements – at national and international level • Competently skilled candidates – employable in India and overseas • International Certification – • To meet international requirements and standards • Enable acceptance of vocational training at an international level • With IQ, we intend bringing stringent norms and associated quality to India
  4. 4. Potential For Skilling in India • Number of individuals who underwent skill development training • 2009 – 2014 – 35 lakhs (3.5 million) out of which 14 lakhs (1.4 million) individuals were enrolled and skilled between 2013 and 2014 alone • Total amount spent by the Indian government to date INR 2333 crores (USD 359 million) • Manpower skilling target for 2015 - 24 Lakhs (2.4 million) • Funds allocated - INR 1500 crore (USD 230 million) • Make in India effect – 2.75 lakh (0.275 million) jobs created between Jul – Dec 2014 – increasing employment by 118% • India aims to skill 420 million individuals by 2022
  5. 5. Skill Development Policy - India • Aims • Match supply with demand • Bridge existing skill gaps • Promote industry engagement and apprenticeship • Establish quality assurance framework • Leverage technology for delivery and quality assurance • Establish common norms to define • Activities constituting 'Skill Development' in the country • Align skill development courses to National Skills Qualification Framework • Recognize prior learning • Measure outcome of training in terms of placement & self-employment
  6. 6. Industry Qualifications India • Map/ Align existing courses/ qualifications based on National Occupation Standards to international standards • Development of new qualifications in niche fields • Unique position to offer International Certification in • Qualifications from 100 years old Institute of Administrative Management • Over 200 qualifications • Implementation of IQ quality assurance norms • Identify skill sets of individuals by use of Skill Cards • Bring in reliability and acceptance of IQ certifications
  7. 7. Benefits • Nation • Increase in forex inflows • Enhanced per capita income • Decrease in unemployment • Gaining of international exposure and experience • Reduce strain on existing infrastructure
  8. 8. Benefits • Industry • Assurance in terms of - • Quality of imparted training • Skilling of individuals • Platform to bridge the gap between industry requirements and education • Develop new qualifications where required • ‘Skill Cards’ – quantifying skill sets
  9. 9. Benefits • Educational Institutes • Benefit from the credibility and quality attached to IQ certificate • Facilitation of admissions into UK Universities and colleges for pursuing further studies • Better prospects of employability • Modular nature of the qualifications will provide greater flexibility while pursuing diplomas and career progression • Acceptability of credits associated with each qualification
  10. 10. Way Ahead • Expand operations to cover Pan India • Draw synergy with various Government agencies involved • Develop niche courses to meet industry requirements • Offer International Accreditation to Organisations • Ensure tie ups between industry and training providers • Assist State Governments in vocational skilling
  11. 11. ThankYou

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