Assam, March 4: Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) has introduced a new training centre “APRO”. The centre has been inaugurated by Sanjay Changkakati, APTS, Dy.SP(C) Training, Rabilochan Swargiary, Inspr(T) and Arup Kashyap, SI(WT) in presence of ASDM officials SPM Kunal Sutradhar, PM Subhankar Mazumdar and DPM Nilotpal Kalita.

A glimpse of the event has been shared on social media by the institute.

An Online Survey for Assam Skill Gap Study 2020 was launched by the institute.

The Government of Assam is committed to developing a sustainable skill ecosystem wherein the workforce is equipped with employable skills and contributes towards the economic growth of the State.


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ASDM is conducting a study on skill-gap in order to make skilling and vocational education both demands driven and aspirational.

As part of the study, an online form has been developed for taking feedback from stakeholders.

Click on the link to take part in the survey:

For Industries – https://asdm-skillgap-industries.questionpro.com

For training providers – https://asdm-skillgap-trainingprovider.questionpro.com

For students/academia etc – https://asdm-skillgap-focusgroups.questionpro.com

Assam Skill Development Mission was set up under the aegis of the Skill Employment and Entrepreneurship Department. The vision of the mission is capacity building of the unemployed youth and to deliver quality skill training leading to meaningful employment.

ASDM signed an MoU with ITEES, Singapore as the Global Knowledge Partner for establishing North East Skill Centre (NESC) at Guwahati. The objective of establishing an NESC is to offer high-quality skills training for the masses especially the rural youth. In the first phase, NESC will provide training under the following sectors: Retail, Beauty & Wellness, Hospitality- Housekeeping and Hospitality – F&B Services.

ASDM has trained at least 1,18,585 candidates. For the financial year 2020-21, the total target of 26,600 has been allotted to 396 training Centres, covering 33 districts in 24 Sectors and 83 unique job roles.

The centres were launched in December 2017, with a vision to provide Short Term Training to the youth so it helps them to gain employment in the state, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the training centres across the state were closed from March 2020.