National Conference on Skill Development
Transforming Youth through Skilling in Uttar Pradesh

24 March, 2017, Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Lucknow

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Skill development is critical for achieving faster, sustainable and inclusive growth on the one hand and for providing decent employment opportunities to the growing young population on the other. Countries with higher and better levels of skills adjust more effectively to the challenges and opportunities of world of work.

ASSOCHAM, appreciate your various initiatives and efforts for Skilling of the youths of Uttar Pradesh which has made positive impact. However, there is a need to further develop and empower the human capital to ensure the nation's global competiveness.

Recognizing the importance of Skill Development, ASSOCHAM is organizing a National Conference on Skill Development with the theme Transforming Youth through Skilling in Uttar Pradesh on 24th of March, 2017 at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

We have requested Shri Abhishek Mishra, Hon’ble Minister of Vocational Education and Skill Development, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh to be the Chief Guest in this conference.

Key Issues to be discussed: 

  • Skill Development: Issues and Challenges in Industry
  • Skill Ecosystem – Realignment
  • Issues & Challenges before VTP’s, Assessing Bodies and SSCs.
  • Financing Models of Skill Development Activities
  • Forecast of skill linked to the new Business Order
  • Skilling to Placement: Success Story & Way Forward

The conference will be focused on knowledge sharing of best practices in Skill Development, Creating better job opportunities for the youth in Uttar Pradesh, networking and encouraging participation from Government and Private Sectors.

Following dignitaries have been invited to address the conference:-

  • Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, IAS, Secretary, Dept. of Voc. Training & Skill Dev. Govt. of UP
  • Shri Manish Kumar, IAS, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  • Shri Asheesh Sharma, IAS, Jt. Secretary  & DGT, Ministry of Skill Dev. & Entrepreneurship, GOI
  • Shri Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Mission Director, Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission
  • Shri Jaikant Singh, Partnership & State Alliance, National Skill Development Corporation
  • Prof. (Dr.) Balvir S. Tomar, Chancellor, NIMS University
    * more speakers will also be joining.

    Participant’s Profile

  • Policymakers & Regulators from Central and State Government
  • Government Organizations involved in Skill Development
  • Academic and training Institutes
  • Organization committed to Skill Development
  • Skill Training Providers  and Sectors Skill Councils
  • Civil Society and NGOs focused on Skill Development
  • VTPs, Assessing Bodies, Trainers, Assessors etc.
  • Employers and Placement organizations

ASSOCHAM takes this opportunity to invite you to kindly participate as “Delegate” and set the tone and tenor of discussions in this conference.


We may also request your esteemed organization to avail limited Sponsorship Opportunities in this very important conference to enhance your brand visibility.

Registration Fees: 

  • Delegate Fee: Rs. 3000/- per participant plus Service Tax @15% i.e. Rs. 3450/- only. (10% discount for two or more delegates from the same organization; 10 % discount for ASSOCHAM Members)