About Us

  • Mission

    • Directorate Of Vocational Education & Training, Mumbai  is committed to provide quality administration and vocational education and training services to educational institutes, Industrial training institutes and NGOs in Maharashtra State to meet the needs of industry , business to service sector and society at large.
  • Vision

    This Department Aims at,

    • Encouraging institutes for developing human resources to reduce the mismatch between demand and supply of manpower in various sectors like Engineering, Information Technology, Agriculture, Paramedical, Home Science, Trade & Commerce.
    • To reduce unemployment among youth by equipping them for suitable industrial, self & wage employment through well designed formal & non formal Vocational Education & Training programmes at Various institutes.
    • Establishing linkages with industry / Institutes / R & D organizations Pass out students / Apprentices for mutual benefits.
    • Arranging quality development programmes for Principals, teachers instructors, staff & students thereby creating a dynamic learning environment.
    • Establishing Centres of Execellence at various key institutes in emerging areas like automobile, Production & Manufacturing, Non Conventional energy sources, CNC/CAD/CAM & Information Techonology.
    • Establishing seperate website for the office & to link all institutes & controlling offices through Internet to use web conferencing media for meetings of District officers & Principals thereby increasing speed, accuracy & economy in flow of information.
    • Facilitating the alround development of students by conducting various activities like Quiz, Entrepreneurship programmes, Sports & different competitions.
    • Developing various computer softwares for the standardization of procedures of stores, admissions, examinations, Administration & Apprecnticeship scheme.
  • Objectives

    • To ensure a steady flow of skilled workers in different trades for the industry.
    • To raise the quality & quantity of industrial production by systematic training of workers.
    • To reduce unemployment among the educated youth by equipping them for suitable industrial employment.
  • Skill Challenges

    • Skill development is key to promote employability & economic growth.
    • Only 13% of all university graduates are employable.
    • Only 5% of the youth are vocationally trained.
    • There is a need to build global skill workforce, as India is the youngest country with almost 54% population below 30 years.
    • The demographic surplus of India will be 47 million by year 2020.
    • Educated without professional skill constitutes 69% of the total unemployed.
  • Challenges Before Maharashtra State


    1 Population Approx 10 crores
    2 Population of 11 to 20 year Age 2 Cr.
    3 Population of 21-35 year Age 2.5 Cr.
    4 Child labour 7, 64, 075
    5 Uneducated labour 44%
    6 4th pass labour 22.60
    7 Qualified labour 33%
    8 Youth registered with employment exchange 34, 81, 367
  • Creation Of New Training Facilities / Utilizing Existing Infrastructure

    • Involving various industries in the state which are under Apprenticeship act & utilizing their infrastructure facilities.
    • Involvement of industries association like Manufacturing Association, Builder Association, Retail Association, Automobile Association, etc. for group training.
    • Involving specialized sector like Hospitals/ Hotels/ Retails/ Gems & Jwellery/ Apparel/ Travel & Tourism / Food Processing etc.
    • Involvement of Corporate sector.
    • Involvement of Secondary School/ Ashram Shala/ NGOs / Master Craftsman.

    Involvement of Recognized Educational Institutes like

    • Arts, Science, Commerce Colleges
    • Engineering & Polytechnic Colleges
    • Agriculture colleges
    • Medical colleges
    • HMCT Colleges
  • Strategy For Implementation

    Role of State Government

    • Implementation of programme in mission mode.
    • Bringing all training schemes of all departments under one Umbrella.
    • Field study for manpower mapping in all districts.
    • Designing Competency base curriculum.
    • Preparing Training material.
    • Facility for Training of trainers.
    • Additional infrastructure for training.
    • Mechanism for Quality audits to monitor training quality.
    • Examination & Certification of trainees; Separate assessing body for each District.
    • Mechanism for Follow up of employment.
    • Linkages with various Govt./ Non Govt. Dept. for Self Employment.
    • Popularization & publicity of the scheme.