Skill building has been viewed as an instrument to improve the effectiveness and contribution of trained work force for the modern industry. Developing skilled workers enhances the efficiency and flexibility of the labour market. Self-employment and small business also plays a vital role in the economy. To overcome this challenge, Skill Development and Skill Up-gradation needs to be undertaken. For wage/ self-employment to the youth Haryana Skill Development Mission has been constituted which will provide industries compliant skill training to the youth of Haryana.

  • A - SURYA Scheme
    1. Skilling:

    Under the scheme skills will be provided by engaging training providers empanelled with NSDC or through Sector Skill Councils. (MoU has been signed with NSDC). List of Sector Skill Councils constituted by the NSDC. It will have two components:

    a) Parallel Skilling: Intertwined with formal education NSQF aligned courses for the students acquiring formal diploma/ degree level technical education will be provided along with a basket of options like NCC, NSS, Yoga, Scouts & Guides, Self-defence for Girls, ST. JOHN Ambulance first aid Training, and Soft Skills etc. along with their regular education.

    b) Exclusive Skilling: NSQF compliant, non-formal skill training of NSQF level 1 to level 4 will be offered to the youth from community. Preference will be given to school dropouts and underprivileged.

    For training existing infrastructure of the institutions available in the State will be used preferably.

    For hands on training tie-up with nearby industries will be made or Industries who volunteer for such arrangements.

    Wherever necessary NSDC empanelled training providers will be engaged.

    Training will be monitored at State level by the Mission, at District Level by the District Administration, Principals and Staff of Polytechnics/ ITIs etc.

    Assessment will be by the 3rd party preferably Sector Skill Councils & joint certification by the NSDC/ SSC/ NCVT/ SCVT/ HSDM etc.

    2. Up-skilling:

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): In the 1st stage scheme will facilitate persons who have gained learning informally, such as through life, work and voluntary activities to have this learning recognized. This will include knowledge and skills gained:

    a) Outside of formal training.

    b) Through informal learning and training in the workplace, community And/Or the voluntary sector.

    c) From continuing professional development activities.

    d) From independent learning.

    After certification of the prior learning, up-skilling to the persons who are desirous to upgrade their skills to higher NSQF levels will be provided skills accordingly. For RPL there is a need to open a dedicated institution in collaboration with NSDC to be established where a person can walk in and can register for RPL certification and a date in future is given to all such applicants for their respective area of skill so that on that day proper experts take their test and certify.


    Persons who are employed in industries as semi-skilled or skilled workers and Who wish to further improve their skill levels will be provided reskilling to Higher NSQF levels under the mission.


    Youth of Haryana in the age group of 14-40 years who are school dropouts, could not pursue higher studies due to any of the reasons, illiterates or are working in non-formal sectors as labours/ workers, weaker & vulnerable sections of the society, homemakers, differently-abled persons and youth enrolled in formal education will be provided skill training for their better livelihood, better potential for individual and Country’s growth.


    Assessment & Certification will be by a 3rd party preferably by certified assessors of Sector Skill Council(s)/ NSDC/ NCVT/ SCVT etc in collaboration with HSDM.

    B - Partners in implementation:

    Training will be provided in the Government, Private and PPP mode utilizing infrastructure of institutions located in Haryana or through centres established by the HSDM empanelled training providers. Institutions and Private/ Self-Financed Institutions.


    The NSDC designed & developed various job roles & their National Occupational Standard/ qualification packs will be offered. Alternately, DGET approved Modular Courses integrated with NSQF will be offered.

    Curriculum for 13 NSQF aligned courses to be offered by HSDM in 1st phase has been put in place in the sectors namely Textile, Automobile, Banking Financial Services & Insurance, Construction Technology, Electrical & Electronics, Healthcare, IT/ IT enabled services, Manufacturing Processed, Private Security, Retail, Telecommunication, Beauty & Wellness, Physical Education & Sports.

    Course Duration

    The course duration for all the skill training programmes will be 3-4 Months which could be extended maximum up to 6 months.

    NSQF Levels Minimum Duration of Training
    Level 1 300 hours to be completed in minimum two months (including 30 hours of soft skills)
    Level 2
    Level 3 400 hours to be completed in minimum three months (including 30 hours of soft skills)
    Level 4

    Detailed Information about Schemes: