Jul – Sep 2021

We are witnessing the signs of recovery post pandemic. The dream of being the skill capital of the world is still within the grasp of our nation and we must all work relentlessly towards achieving this dream. As a Sector Skill Council, we know we have a large role to play. We are committed to […]

April – June 2021

We are institutionalising safety practices in the way our Training partners and Assessment partners execute projects. We are resorting to maximising the impact of online training, committed to physical training wherever necessary. We will do whatever it takes to be acknowledged as a leading and quality driven Awarding Body in the Skill Development Ecosystem representing […]

January – March 2021

Women have consistently demonstrated that they have the spirit of resilience, the power to overcome and the strength of determination to succeed. For the thousands of stifled women in low-income communities across the country, there is an urgent need to unlock their power! In this edition, you will find stories of transformation engineered by many […]

October – December 2020

We are thankful to the MSDE, NSDC, our Master Trainers, our Training and Assessment Partners to trust us and support so far. We conducted various successful training since September even in the face of adversity. We have developed 3 online modules and are in the process of doing more. We are also conducting physical training […]

April – September 2020

Uncertainty began with rapid technological change, growing economic interdependence, mounting political instability and it reached the peak with Corona pandemic hit across the globe. For thinking through objectively, we dont know whether this crisis is a chance for change or a long term danger. Currently, industry is facing the problem of labour reverse migration as […]

January – March 2020

We have initiated over 40,000 RPL certifications, Skilling with Backward Class, Scheduled Class and Safai Karmachari Organisations. We are in the process of Reviewing and Rationalising 18 existing QPs and creating 2 new QPs. Highlights: About NAPS RPL – Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, New Delhi, UP Training of trainers – Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, New […]

October – December 2019

Our CEO Mr. Jagdish Acharya highlighting our journey so far and challenges ahead; emphasizing on how industry support will make all the initiatives more successful. Investment in skill will fuel the talent and talent will fuel business. Highlights: About Santha Paint House, Kerala CxO conclave – opportunity to be our Master trainers WorldSkills competition Meetings […]

April – June 2019

We went on an advocacy blitz, presenting our objectives and explaining STT, RPL, RPL 4, and NAPS. Every regional meeting of IPA, ISSPA, IPCA and CII giving us chance to speak and the President urging ISSPA members to get actively involved in our activities. Highlights: Regional meet – Jaipur, Chennai, Cochin, Kolkata. Karnataka, Kolkata Worldskills […]

January – March 2019

V. S. Ram bids adieu the council and introducing Jagdish Acharya as CEO moving ahead – a paint veteran with 40+ years across various segments and geographies. We developed 7 apprenticeship courses, NSQF aligned; eligible for support under NAPS. Highlights: Lifetime achievement award to Mr. N. K. Bhatia, Director, Paints, and Coatings Skill CouncilRozgar Mela, […]

April – June 2018

This issue talks about many activities rolling out from our council. Monsoon is off business time for architectural activity and government has announced a special scheme RPL 4.0. We have planned RPL programs and short term training programs under state skill development initiatives. Training books for most of the application QPs are now available. We […]

October – December 2017

This issue we want to inform that our newsletters have resumed and training restarted with full vigour. Last 4 months saw execution of 10 training of trainers and assessors programs. We are launching associate membership program to connect directly with industry stakeholders. This will open up council to the greater voice of industry partners and […]

January – March 2017

This issue talks about the great headstart for our foundation year. It was all about establishing a skilling ecosystem to make a momentum towards our mission. The year 2016 ended well with the IPA exchanged an MoU with NSDC to establish a modern skill training facility for the paints and coatings sector in Kanpur. Highlights: […]