Modular Employable Scheme
  • Objectives

    1. To provide Vocational Training to School Leavers, Existing Workers, ITI graduates etc., to improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.

    2. To build capacity in the area of development of competency standards, course curricula, learning material and assessment standards in the country.

  • Key Featues

    1. Demand driven Short Term Training Courses based on Modular Employable Skills (MES) decided in consultation with Industry. MES is the ‘Minimum Skills Set’ which ins sufficient for gainful employment.

    2. Central Government will facilitate and promote training while industry, private sector and state government will train the persons.

    3. Optimum utilization of existing infrastructure to make training cost effective.

    4. Flexible Delivery Mechanism (part time, weekends, full time, onsite/offsite) to suit needs of various target groups.

    5. Different levels of programmes (Foundation level as well as skill upgradation) to meet demands of various target groups.

    6. The services of existing or retired faculty or guest faculty to be utilized.

    7. Courses would also be available for persons having completed 5th standard.

    8. Testing & Certification of skills acquired informally.

    9. Testing of skills of trainees by independent assessing bodies, which would not be involved in training delivery, to ensure that it is done impartially.

    10.The essence of the scheme is in the certification that will be nationally and internationally recognized.

  • Training Fee

    Following training fee which includes cost of material, honorarium, etc. has been prescribed:

    I.  Rs.500 per module for modules having duration upto 90 hrs.

    II. Rs.1000 per module for modules having duration from 91 to 180 hrs.

    III. Rs.1500 per module for modules having duration from 181 hrs to 270 hrs.

    IV. Rs.2000 per module for modules having duration more than 270 hrs.

    Candidates belonging to SC/ST category and women will be given relaxation of 25% in fee. In order to motivate trainees to take the training programme seriously, training fees of all those trainees who successfully complete the training would be refunded to them. The fee structure has been prescribed initially for one year and if required, the Apex Committee may revise the training fee.

  • Sectors Under MES

    1 Automotive Repair
    2 Banking and Accounting
    3 Beauty Culture & Hair Dressing
    4 Carpet
    5 Chemical
    6 Electrical
    7 Electronics
    8 Fabrication
    9 Garment Making
    10 Gem and Jewelry
    11 Hospitality
    12 Information and Communication Technology
    13 Khadi
    14 Medical & Nursing
    15 Plastic Processing
    16 Printing
    17 Process Instrumentation
    18 Production and Manufacturing
    19 Refrigeration & Air-conditioning
    20 Retail
    21 Toy Making ( Soft Toy)
    22 Manufacturing of Indian Sweets, Snacks and Food Sector
    23 Construction
    24 Painting
    25 Food Processing & Preservation
    26 Leather & Sports Goods
    27 Media
    28 Security
    29 Agriculture
    30 Travel & Tourism
    31 Wood Work
  • Assessing Bodies Of Maharashtra

    1 Col. Harmit Singh Sethi, Director & Head– Skills, Development Initiative, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Plot No. 249 – F, Sector – 18, Udyog Vihar - Phase IV, Gurgaon – 122015 (Haryana),
    Ph. No. : 0124-4014060-67, 0124-4014077 (D),
    Fax: 0124-4014080,
    1. Automotive Repair
    2. Beauty Culture and Hair Dressing
    3. Construction
    4. Electrical
    5. Fabrication
    6. Garment Making
    7. Hospitality
    8. Information and Communication Technology
    9. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    10. Retail
    11. Security
    2 Mr. B.P. Pant, Additional Director, Federation of Indian, Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI),Federation House, Tansen Marg,New Delhi – 110001, Ph. No. : 23316121 Fax : 23721504, 23320714, Email : All Sectors
    3 Shri. P.R. Swarup, Director General, Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), 801 ( 8th Floor), Hemkunt Chambers, 89, Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110019
    801 ( 8th Floor), Hemkunt Chambers, 89, Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110019
    Fax : 26451604, 26234770
    Email :,
    4 Col. (Dr.) D.P. Dimri, Executive Director, Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD),Training House, B- 41, Qutab Institutional Area, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110016
    Fax: 26867607,,
    All Sectors
    5 Shri Suresh Jacob, Project Manager, Kitcoplacementpark, KITCO Ltd., South Kalamassery,Kochi-682022, Kerala
    Ph. No. : 0484-2550072,6453444
    Fax : 0484-2550072
    All Sectors