Apex Skill Development Centres
In order to meet the fast-paced technological advancements Government have accorded administrative sanction
establish Apex Skill Development Centres (ASDC) with the assistance of Japan International
Co-operation Agency (JICA) as part of the Tamil Nadu Investment Promotion
Programme (TNIPP) phase II for imparting hi-end training in the following sectors.
Auto ,Auto Components and Machine Tools
Construction and Infrastructure Sector
Hospital and Health Care Services
Transportation and Logistics
Banking, Finance Sector and Insurance
Each Apex Skill Development Centre will act as Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the sector. Special Purpose
Vehicle (SPV) incorporated under section 8 of the Companies’ Act 2013, will manage the day to day affairs of
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish ASDC in
3 sectors viz., Auto, Auto Components & Machine tools, Hospital and Health Care Services and
& Logistics have been signed between TNSDC and Lead Implementation Partners (LIPs) in the presence of
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 30.11.2019 in the Investment and Skill Development Conclave 2019.
Accordingly, Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Boards have been formed for all the above three sectors and
registration of SPV as a company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 is under progress.
The Apex Skill Development Centres will have the following objectives
Providing high end sector specific skill development trainings
Engaging with industries and other stakeholders to design and develop industry relevant training curriculum
Create a pool of qualified and professional trainers
Act as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the sector
With the emergence of disruptive innovations and fast paced technological development it is imperative the
of the state are exposed and trained in state of the art facilities meeting international standards making
Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation not only provides skill training to unemployed youth including
/college dropouts but also ensures up skilling of the qualified youth to enhance their employability. Tamil
today has a robust skill development ecosystem and TNSDC is continuously striving to improve the same. TNSDC
embarked on an ambitious challenge to train 2, 00,000 youth every year thereby ensuring TN becomes the skill
capital of the country.