The major initiatives undertaken by Government of India for skill development of minorities include:

  • Nai Roshni
  • Seekho or Kamao
  • Nai Manzil
  • Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USSTAD).

As per the NSQF notification, all skill programs for which government funds are provided have to be necessarily NSQF aligned.

  • National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship has signed Memorandum of Understanding with several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and Corporates to promote skill development initiatives under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for inclusive skill development.
  • This includes disadvantaged and marginalized communities including minorities.