Additional Skill Acquisition Programme



National Flag Hoisting Ceremony at ASAP Headquarters.Flag hoisted by Dr Reju MT IAS, CEO ASAP in presence of Additional Secretary and Team leader- ASAP, Shri Rajendran Nair and other officials. A proud moment for every Indian. Jai Hind...


A reward for commitment...

ASAP rewarded the best performing Training service providers for the year 2015-16 in the Partners Meet conducted on August 18th 2017 at Mascot hotel. The TSP awarded were Apparel Training and Design Center-ATDC and ICT Academy with special mention to Australian Retail College for the quality delivery of Skill training. The selection was based on the several criteria set and assessed by Sector Programme Managers and SDC Programme Managers. We congratulate the winners and wish them all the very best for their future endeavours.


Second session of 'The Platform' -Knowledge Sharing series

The second session of the Knowledge Sharing Series 'The Platform' was conducted at Mascot hotel on August 18th, 2017. Smt Gayathri Kalia, Former COO DDUGKY was the special invitee. She presented on the topic 'Taking Skilling to the next level'
Her vast experience in the field of Skill training and her dynamic career profile reflected through out her presentation. She emphasized in making skill learning aspirational. She opined that even though skilled labourers are in high demand, they are still paid less and pointed that this has to change. She said that Sector Skill Councils, CEO's of Govt organizations, Training service providers, and other stakeholders should come together to resolve the challenges presently faced in Skill training. Assessments and certification are still compromised and this needs to be addressed. Skill training should start at an early stage and should be part of the curriculum, she said. Government officials, Policy makers, Industry representatives, Training service providers etc participated in the programme. The session was enlightening as well as thought provoking and was well appreciated by the audience.

ASAP Industry Meet _ Alappuzha District

ASAP, organized an industry roundtable meeting at Collectorate conference hall, Alappuzha on August 29th 2017 at which was aimed at developing synergies between local industry and ASAP. The meeting was inaugurated by Smt Anupama IAS, District Collector Alappuzha and presidential address was delivered by Smt. Louly M V (General Manager, District Industries Centre, Alappuzha). In his brief presentation Dr.K.P. Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Logistics Sector, ASAP outlined the salient aspects of ASAP skill training and also the need for strengthening industry connections. In his keynote address, Mr. PM Riyas, Head Strategy (ASAP) emphasized on the proactive role to be taken by industry in Skill training.  Leading industry representatives of the district attended the meeting. In the discussions that followed industry representatives spoke about their need for skilled manpower and also the limitations being faced by them in finding suitable candidates for the various job roles.

University Integration- Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University

 Initial meeting of Higher level officials of Sanskrit University was conducted on 30th August 2017 at Sree Sankaracharya University campus, Aluva. The authorities welcomed this new initiative of ASAP wholeheartedly and promised to extend full support to start the programme at the earliest. 


Provisional list of candidates shortlisted ( on the basis of NAC Test conducted on August 27th, 2017) for the next round of selection process for Skill Development Executives- Foundation course is published. Click here for details

Revised -Additional Skill Acquisition Programme invites Expression of Interest for Operation, Maintenance & Management of Community Skill Parks in Kerala :Click here for details. Corrigendum released -Click here for details 

Last Date for bid submission extended - RFP for selection of  TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDERS (TSP) for imparting skill development training under ASAP - Click here for details 

ASAP invites the proposal for hiring of vehicles - click here for details. 


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