Department of Vocational
Education & Skill Development

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Objective and Aim


The Aim of Skill Development in the country is to Support achieving rapid and inclusive growth through:

  • Enhancing Individuals’ Employability (wage/ self Employment) and ability to adapt to changing Technologies and labour market demands.
  • Improving productivity and living standards of the people.
  • Strengthening competitiveness of the country.
  • Attracting investment in skill development.


The Objectives of the National Policy on Skill Development are to:

  • Create Opportunities for all to acquire Skills throughout life, and Especially for Youth, women and Disadvantaged Groups.
  • Promote Commitment by all stakeholders to own Skill Development Initiatives.
  • Develop a High-Quality skilled workforce/entrepreneur relevant to current and emerging employment market needs.
  • Enable the Establishment of flexible delivery mechanisms that respond to the characteristics of a wide range of needs of stakeholders.
  • Enable Effective coordination between different Ministries, the Centre and the States and Public and Private providers.