Skills Development Council (ASDC)
Sector Skill Council, promoted by Auto industry, approved
by the Government and funded by National Skill Development
Corporation and Ministry of Heavy Industry.
Conduct research and analysis to establish the skill gaps
& develop modular courses to fill such gaps.
Improve competitiveness by integrating new requirements
such as fuel cells, electric cars, new materials, telematics
and mechatronics with automotive engineering.
Enhance and standardize the delivery mechanism for the
courses through existing institutes/ delivery partners.
Ensure quality assurance by streamline certification framework
A. Conducting Research – Skill gaps, Standards, Benchmarks,
Productivity and Technology
B. Delivery Mechanism – Curriculum development, faculty
training, delivery methods, training of new and existing
C. Quality Assurance – Certification of teachers and
students, Course standardization, accreditation of courses
and delivery partners
ASDC to be promoted by industry bodies (SIAM / ACMA/ FADA)
with equity participation from Government & NSDC
Ministry of Heavy Industries has proposed that ASDC be
registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860
ASDC will be managed by a governing Board with participation
from the promoting bodies and industry representatives
ASDC will be initially headquartered at Delhi (NCR) and
may set up three regional offices in due course (based
on expansion of activities)
under the process of establishment and will start functioning
by Jan 2011
National Skill Development Corporation