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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

 RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1593
ANSWERED ON DECEMBER 08, 2014

 QUESTION
Implementation of National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) 

1593. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state; 

(a)   the status and the details of implementation of the Central Government's project, the NationalSkill QualificationFramework (NSQF), Sector- wise; 

(b)   whether any State has included it in school curriculum in the current academic year; and 

(c)    if so, the details thereof, State-wise? 

 

ANSWER
MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SMT. SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI)

 

(a): National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) has been notified by Ministry of Finance in the Gazette of India on 27thDecember, 2013, which is a unique quality assurance framework. As per the clause 14(iv) of the notification theaction plan has been scheduled as immediate, after 3rd year and 5thyear for rolling out the NSQF. The Plan ofimplementation immediately upon the Notification of the NSQF are:

(i)     All other framework, including the National vocational Educational Qualification Framework (NVEQF)released by the Ministry of HRD on 03.09.2012, would cease to exist and would be superceded by NSQF.

(ii)   The NSQF compliant training/educational programmes/courses would be entitled to receive governmentfunding on a preferential basis. 

In this regard, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has notified AICTE Regulation 2012 (Grant ofApproval for conducting Vocational Education Program, Community College courses and Skill Knowledge Providers under NVEQF) and has issued a mandate to all technical institutes to train 100 students in each specialization underNSQF. AICTE has designed the contents in 14 sectors and 67 specializations and the same are available on AICTEweb portal www.aicte-india.org/vocationaledu.php.AICTE has also developed Skill Assessment Matrix forVocational Advancement of Youth (SAMVAY). This credit framework, aimed at promoting lateral and vertical mobility, is an effort tointegrate skill and vocational development with mainstream general education. Accordingly UGC has launched twoschemes namely community college and B.Voc Degree Programme under NSQF in Universities and Colleges acrossthe country (157 community college and 127 B.Voc degree programme) catering to need to different sector have beenapproved till date. Now, MHRD has also launched Credit Framework for Skill and Education under NSQF on 11th November, 2014. 

(b) & (c): Sir the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of "Vocationalisation of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education(VS&HSE) is being implemented in 2035 schools in 25 States/UTs under the scheme of "Rashtriya Mahdyamik ShikshaAbhiyan". The details of the States/UTs and schools are at Annexure. 

 

ANNEXURE Referred to in reply to Part (b) & (c) of the Rajya Sabha Un-starred question No. 1593 for 08.12.2014 regarding implementation of NSQF asked by Shri. Rajeev Chandrasekhar. 

S.No

State

No. of Schools

No. of Sectors

Sectors

1

Andhra Pradesh

26

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

-

-

-

-

2

Arunachal

21

2

-

IT & ITes

-

-

Travel & Tourism

-

-

-

-

3

Assam

60

2

-

IT & ITes

Retail

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

Bihar

38

5

Automobile

-

Retail

Security

Travel & Tourism

Beauty  & Wellness

-

-

-

5

Chandigarh

6

2

-

IT & ITes

Retail

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

Chhattisgarh

25

3

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

Delhi

22

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

-

-

-

-

8

Goa

38

7

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

Travel & Tourism

Beauty  & Wellness

Health Care

-

-

9

Haryana

240

7

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

Beauty  & Wellness

Health Care

Physical Education

-

10

Himachal Pradesh

200

6

Automobile

-

Retail

Security

Travel & Tourism

-

Health Care

-

Agriculture

11

Jharkhand

24

5

Automobile

IT & ITes

-

Security

Travel & Tourism

-

Health Care

-

-

12

J&K

132

5

Automobile

IT & ITes

-

Security

Travel & Tourism

-

Health Care

-

-

13

Karnataka

250

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

-

-

-

-

14

Madhya Pradesh

50

2

-

IT & ITes

-

Security

-

-

-

-

-

15

Maharashtra

350

3

Automobile

-

Retail

-

-

-

Health Care

-

-

16

Manipur

39

5

-

IT & ITes

-

Security

Travel & Tourism

Beauty  & Wellness

Health Care

-

-

17

Nagaland

5

2

-

IT & ITes

-

-

Travel & Tourism

-

-

-

-

18

Odisha

30

2

Automobile

IT & ITes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19

Punjab

100

6

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

Beauty  & Wellness

Health Care

-

-

20

Rajasthan

70

Trades not yet finalized by the State

21

Sikkim

52

3

-

IT & ITes

Retail

-

Travel & Tourism

-

-

-

-

22

Uttar Pradesh

100

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

-

-

-

-

23

Uttarakhand

44

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

-

-

-

Health Care

-

-

24

West Bengal

93

4

Automobile

IT & ITes

Retail

Security

-

-

-

-

-

25

Telengana

20

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

Total No. Schools

2035