Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship under the "Skill India" Mission is setting up India International Skill Centre (IISC) to provide skill trainings and certification benchmarked to International Standards. This is an important step towards the realization of Prime Minister's vision of transforming India into the skill capital of the world.
The proposed India International Skill Centers shall be set up through the National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC) and shall be implementing the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana(PMKVY) and Pravasi Kaushal VikasYojana(PKVY) to youth seeking global mobility for jobs. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) shall provide support for Pre-Departure Orientation Training, which includes language and soft skills training modules.
IISCs are envisaged to provide complete training and certification programme to youth intending to migrate overseas for work. This training capsule would entail domain skill, language skill, International country specific orientation skill and Digital Literacy modules.
Through this initiative, the Government of India intends to create a cadre of highly skilled individuals who are recognized and respected in different parts of the world and make India’s Flag fly high.