Additional Skill Acquisition Programme



Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), jointly with the district administration Kannur and District Industries center Kannur organized an industry roundtable conference on “Bridge Skill & Employability” at Collectorate conference hall, Kannur on October 23rd 2017. The programme was aimed to develop a synergy between the need of the various Industries in Kannur and skill training of ASAP in the district.

The meeting was inaugurated by Shri Mir Mohammed Ali IAS, District Collector, Kannur and Shri Abdul Majeed K T , General Manager, District Industries Centre, Kannur) presided over the function in presence of Dr. K.P. Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Logistics Sector, ASAP, Mr.Rajan M G, Regional Senior Programme Manager, Business Development and Placement and Smt. Diana Thankachan, District Programme Manager ASAP Kannur.


World Skills Conference 2017- Abu Dhabhi

World Skills has been promoting skills in a unique way, through competitions on the national, regional, and international level. Skills competitions are one of the most effective ways to reach the audiences that are the most important to increase uptake of TVET, young people themselves, and their influencers.  It is indeed a proud moment for ASAP, for being a part of the team from India in the World Skills Conference 2017, held in Abu Dhabi from 14th October 2017 to 18th October 2017. Our team is represented by CEO Dr. Sriram Venkitaraman, Team leader & Additional Secretary Shri Rajendran Nair and Strategy Head Shri Riyas Mohammed.


Skill Course Allotment 2017

Skill Course Allotment process for 2017 -18 Regular batch has been initiated. Students are allotted skill courses offered in the ASAP Skill development centers on the basis of a rank list generated, considering the Aptitude test score which was conducted earlier. The photo is of skill course allotment being conducted at GHSS Kuttiady SDC, Kozhikode.

District Review Meeting

Presided by Dr. Sriram Venkitaraman, the new CEO of ASAP, the District Review meeting is progressing at ASAP Headquarters on 26th & 27th September 2017. The meeting reviews the status of Skill and Foundation courses, accomplishments, concerns, and challenges at the field level of ASAP. The Meeting was chaired by Mr. Rajendran Nair, Team leader and Additional Secretary in presence of all Division, Sector Heads and Programme Managers. 


Dr. Sriram Venkitaraman, IAS- new CEO of ASAP

It is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Sriram Venkitaraman, IAS has been assigned with additional charge as CEO of ASAP by the Govt. of Kerala.

Hearty welcome to you, Sir!!!!


1. Sealed competitive quotations are invited from dealers to supply Uniform (White coats) for One year (600 nos. approx.) for Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP). Click here for details


2. Sealed competitive quotations are invited from dealers to supply Continuous printing tape compatible for Brother QL 700 printer for a period of one year (180 nos. approx.) for Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP). Click here for details.


3. Tender invited for Development of Content (Curriculum) For Skill Courses of ASAP. Click here for details.


4. Corrigendum Published-Retender for Supply of Network Active Equipment for the Skill Development Centres (SDCs) of ASAP. Click here for details.


5. Tender invited for setting up Grid Connected Roof Top Solar Power Plant under OPEX model for the 17 nos. Community Skill Parks at various districts in Kerala. Click here for details.


6. Tender invited for Construction of Community Skill Parks at Pampadi, Puthupally, Kottayam District for ASAP, Government of Kerala. SH Civil, Electrical, Plumbing, Sanitary, Road Work, Compound wall, Gate etc. Click here for details.


ASAP Invites application from SDEs engaged in the transaction of Foundation Module, for the post of Content Developer (Full Time)Click Here for notification and application form. The duly filled application should be submitted through email on or before 31st March 2018, Saturday.

Provisional list of candidates selected for the post of Programme Managers on the basis of interview held from 14-2-18 to  17-02-18 is published, Click here for details

Shortlist of the bidders for Operation, Maintenance, and Management of Community Skill Parks is published. Click here for details.

Application for duplicate certificates can be submitted by ASAP students through ASAP Website. Click here for the details of the procedure to be followed and to apply for duplicate certificate click here


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