PMKK

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra

2 Disclaimer
All information contained in this document, subsequently provided/ clarified are in good interest and
faith. This is not an agreement1 and is not an offer or invitation to enter into an agreement of any kind
with any party. NSDC reserves the right to cancel this document, and/or invite afresh EoI with or
without amendments to this document without liability or any obligation for such document, and
without assigning any reason. NSDC reserves the right to take final decision regarding award of
contract.

3 Background
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) intends to establish visible and
aspirational Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) (hereinafter referred to as “Project”) in every
district of India. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is the implementing agency for the
project. The PMKK envisages to:
• Create benchmark institutions that demonstrate aspirational value for competencybased skill development training
• Focus on elements of quality, sustainability and connect with stakeholders in skills
delivery process
• Transform from a mandate driven model to a sustainable institutional model
With this document, NSDC intends to invite applications for establishing PMKKs in the unallocated
districts of the country. The list of unallocated districts and PCs are mentioned in Annexure 4.
Training Partners (TPs) with availability and readiness of infrastructure at the proposed locations and
existing local presence shall be preferred.
Compliance to PMKK Guidelines available on NSDC website (http://www.nsdcindia.org/pmkk) shall be
mandatory for submission of the EoI document.

Overview

Vocational training needs to be made aspirational to transform India into the skill capital of the world. In line with the same, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship ( MSDE ) intends to establish visible and aspirational Model Training Centres ( MTCs ) in every district of the country. NSDC is the implementation agency for the project.

The model training centres envisage to:

  • Create benchmark institutions that demonstrate aspirational value for competency-based skill development training.
  • Focus on elements of quality, sustainability and Connection with stakeholders in skills delivery process.
  • Transform from a Mandate-driven footloose model to a sustainable institutional model.

These training centres will be state-of-the-art Model Training Centres, called as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra ( PMKK ).