Additional Skill Acquisition Programme


Healthcare HR Conclave - NIYOGA 2018

Healthcare HR conclave, “Niyoga 2018” was conducted by Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) in association with the Healthcare sector at Symphony Hall, Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum. The main agenda of the conclave was to strengthen the aspects that can help the healthcare sector in Kerala. The attempt was fortify the resources in Kerala and to congregate the various opportunities in the sector in order to explore the emerging and evolving roles in healthcare, to improve employability through apprenticeship linked training programmes and to analyze the capacity of medical tourism. The programme which was presided over by Dr. M. I Sahadulla, CMD, KIMS Hospital, was inaugurated by Dr Usha Titus IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Higher Education. In the keynote address Dr. K. M. Abraham, IAS (Retd.), Chairman KIIFB, emphasized on untapping the potentials of Kerala to help in the transformation of Kerala into a medical technology hub through the collaborated efforts of academia, industry and the government. 


Delegates from Singapore participating in the Singapore Skills Investment Mission to Kerala had a meeting with the ASAP CEO, the Additional Secretary and the Divisional Heads on April 16th, 2018 at ASAP HQ, Vazhuthacaud, Trivandrum.

Summer Skill Skool 2018 -Online registration extended till 16th February 2018


With great pleasure we announce that Smt. Haritha V Kumar, IAS has taken charge as the new CEO of ASAP. A very warm welcome to you, madam !


The Boot Camp - Employee Engagement Training was conducted for Programme Managers on 25th -26th January 2018 at Jatayu Earth Center.

List of Shortlisted Operating Partners for Operation , Maintenance and Management of Community Skill Parks, Kerala ,EoI reference: HEDN-C4/262/2016-HEDN dated 16/08/2017 is published. Click here for details.

ASAP is inviting Expression of Interest (EOI) for Operation, Maintenance and Management of Community Skill Parks. Click here for details.

Corrigendum issued for EoI invited for Design, development and management of Internship and Career tracking Portal. Click on the links for further details: Corrigendum1. Corrigendum2. Corrigendum3.

For original document Click Here.

Corrigendum of EOI for the shortlisting of Service Providers for Development and Implementation of web based End to End Software Solution for the Management of Community Skill Park.  For further details Click Here.

ASAP is inviting Expression of Interest from Government and Private Vocational training service providers for partnering with ASAP as Resource Partners. Any Private, Government or Aided Vocational training service providers with registered Training Centre operations in Kerala can apply. Click here for details.

The interested firms can provide their information by Clicking Here. The last date for submission is 25th May 2018.

Provisional list of candidates selected for the post of Programme Managers, based on the recruitment held from 14th to 17th February 2018, 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