National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a not-for-profit public limited company incorporated on July 31, 2008 under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 (corresponding to section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013). NSDC was set up by Ministry of Finance as Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The Government of India through Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) holds 49% of the share capital of NSDC, while the private sector has the balance 51% of the share capital.

The DDU-GKY skilling ecosystem consists of The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) or the National Mission Management Unit (NMMU or NU), State Missions, Project Implementing agencies or training partners and Technical Support Agencies. Curriculum support is through National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the Sector Skill Councils (SSC) of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Combined with industry partnerships and partnerships with employers, the ecosystem comes together to provide the best possible training and gainful employment for a candidate.

Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM) acts as an integrated mission which combines the efforts of various State Departments in achieving the skill development targets for the State. UPSDM is the implementing agency for skill development targeted at enhancing employability in Uttar Pradesh, subsuming the targets of various State Departments such as Rural Development, Urban Development, Labour, Minority Welfare, Social Welfare, etc. Established in 2013; mandated to coordinate all skill development initiatives, leveraging on State Skill Development Policy, UPSDM empanelled Private Training Partners in addition to Govt. Training Partners for conducting skill development trainings.

In order to address the challenges of unemployment and ensuring gainful and sustainable employment to the youth of Rajasthan, Hon’ble Chief Minister created Rajasthan Mission on Livelihood (RMoL) in September 2004. The objective of creation of RMoL was to formulate appropriate and innovative strategies to promote and facilitate large scale livelihoods for the poor and vulnerable people of the state. Understanding the importance of skill development as a vehicle for enhancing employability of working population, RMoL was rechristened as Rajasthan Mission on Skill and Livelihoods in 2009-10.

RSLDC was incorporated as Section 25 Company, a Not for Profit company, on 17th August, 2010 with the Chief Secretary as the Chairman of the Company. As part of its major action, it established skill Training mechanism by involving training partner agencies to execute the training program across the State.

Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission (UKSDM) has been providing free skill development training to youth over all 13 districts urban and rural sectors of state. In order to address the challenges of unemployment and ensuring gainful and sustainable employment to the youth of the state, Hon’ble Chief Minister created Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission UKSDM in February 2013. The state plan to train 6.5 lac youth and provide employment.

Formed in 1978, the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) provides comprehensive travel assistance and services to the tourists coming to visit Gujarat. Some of the services of TCGL include accommodation, conducted tours and ground transport with a wide range of choice to meet diverse needs. The Corporation has a network of 18 accommodation units and 5 Cafeterias under the brand name Toran.

MPSSDEGB has been acting as the nodal agency for all the Skill Development initiatives in the State of Madhya Pradesh. In order to ensure that the State is able to translate the large availability of working age population into a demographic advantage, the State has launched the Mukhya Mantri Kaushal Samvardhan Yojna (MMKSY). MMKSY aims at raising the skilling quotient of the youth in the State by providing access to short term demand driven training courses in employable trades.A similar scheme “Mukhya Mantri Kaushalya Yojna (MMKY)” has also been launched exclusively for women of the State for skill development and enhancing their employment quotient with an aim of increasing financial independence of women. MMKSY & MMKY aim at providing the ‘Skill Set’ which is sufficient to allow an individual to be gainfully employed or self-employed. These schemes have been launched with an overall target of 4,50,000 candidates. These schemes also have the provision for skills’ up-gradation and formation, vertical and horizontal mobility and a framework to Recognize Prior Learning (RPL)

Skill Council for Green Jobs is one of the most recently launched initiatives of the Government of India aligned to the National Skill Development Mission. It is promoted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The creation of the SCGJ was approved in the 10th meeting of National Skill Qualifications Committee held on 28th September 2015. Established as a not-for-profit, autonomous, industry-led society, the SCGJ was incorporated under the Societies Registration Act XXI, 1860 on 1st October, 2015.

Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) is an industry-led apex body, jointly set up by the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Indian Cellular Association (ICA), Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India (AUSPI) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), to ensure adequate availability of skilled manpower to boost growth and productivity in the Telecom sector.

Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative (FICSI)—widely known as Food Processing Sector Skill Council—is a Not-for-Profit Organization, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The organization Promoted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

The Council is also implementing Standards, Training, and Accreditation & Reward (PMKVY) scheme of Government of India. Under the PMKVY Scheme, FICSI has introduced the training programme in affiliated institutes as well.

Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) is a Not-for-Profit organization, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. It is promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with inclusive representation of the Government, Industry, Industry Associations and Training Institutes across India, and financially supported by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

THSC, which is formed by the Industry and for the Industry to tackle the skilling of large manpower to fulfill the industry requirement, plays a crucial role in bridging this ever-growing gap of skilled manpower for the hospitality sector. THSC is mandated to create a robust and sustainable eco-system for skill development in the industry. It caters to all the sub sectors of the Industry – Hotels, Tour Operators, Food Service Restaurants, Facilities Management and Cruise Liners.

The purpose of DOMESTIC WORKERS SECTOR SKILL COUNCIL is to define key sectors wherein Domestic Workers can find employment and to identify critical roles and associated skill gaps.