Nagaland Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Society

Skills Acquisition & Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP):

Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme ” Skills Acquisition & Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) project of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India, the Department is implementing the following activities:

1. Establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) at Kohima:

The Entrepreneurship Development Centre is being established in the State in collaboration with India Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati.

2. Mobile Skill Morung:

To address this challenge in providing equal and equitable access to the rural youths and women, under the Skill Acquisition & Knowledge Awareness for Livelihoods Promotion (SANKALP) project, the department established 2 (two) mobile Skill Morungs which is a workshop on wheels and an extension of a training center. The Skill Morung is equipped with the necessary training infrastructure and can travel across the length and breadth of the State to impart quality Skill training to the rural population.

3. Bridging Skill Gaps to Youth Aspirations and Opportunities Study: The Department is conducting the study “Bridging Skill Gaps to Youth Aspirations and Opportunities” which will enable:

      1. planning for specific sector-wise target setting,
      2. district wise targets setting,
      3. ascertain industry manpower requirements,
      4. map aspirations of targeted groups and
      5. ascertain training infrastructure availability in the State.

4. Collaborations with premier institutes for High-Level skilling programs:

In collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, 20 graduate engineers from the State have undergone a 2 (two) months skill enhancement program.

5. Skill Training for 60 Jail Inmates in Apparel Sector:

In collaboration with the Department of Prisons, Govt. of Nagaland, 60 inmates of Central Jail, Dimapur are presently undergoing training in Self Employed Tailor Job Role.

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