Vayumitra skill development programme

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MNRE has assigned NIWE as the nodal agency to implement “Vayumitra Skill Development Program (VSDP)” in eight windy states and Kerala. The objective of the programme is to create skilled workforce for the Indian wind energy sector so as to achieve the Government of India targets. In the first phase, the following three major areas / job levels were identified namely (1) O&M Electrical & Instrumentation Technician – WPP, (2) O&M Mechanical Technician – WPP and (3) Site Surveyor – WPP based on the discussions and demand of the wind industry. The proposed "VSDP" is designed in line with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India.

The programme envisages training of 5734 out of which 5010 Participants through Training of Participants (TOP) programme(1830 participants in O&M Mechanical Technician,1830 trainees in O&M Electrical Technician and 1350 trainees in Site Surveyor). The TOP programmewill be conducted at the identified Training Partnerslocated close to Wind Farms of nine (9) windy states, namely Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala. To train the participants through the identified institutions, NIWE will train 690 Trainers (345 participants from the institutes and 345 participants from the wind industry) through 12 days Training of Trainers (TOT) programmes. Both the TOP and TOT programme will be assessed by qualified Assessors from Sector Skill Council (Skill Council for Green Jobs) and NIWE will conduct Orientation Programme to 34 Assessors through Orientation to Assessors (OTA) programme of 7 days.

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1 Last date for submission of Expression of Interest (EoI) of Vayumitra Skill Development Programme for the FY 2024-25 is extended upto 19.03.2024 till 03.30 PM NEW
2 Addendum in the Expression of Interest (EoI) of Vayumitra Skill Development Programme (VSDP) for FY 2024-25 NEW
3 Invitation for Expression of Interest (EoI) for empanelment of training partners for imparting training under Vayumitra Skill Development Programme (VSDP) for the FY 2024-25 NEW