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Department of Vocational Education & Skill Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India / About us / About the Department

About the Department

The Vocational Education & Skill Development Department-VESD (erstwhile Vocational Education Department) was created by Government of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2010. The VESD Department is mandated for expansion of capacity, improvement of quality and facilitation of non-privileged youth to pursue the technical and employment based education and training through ITIs and UP Skill Development Mission's programmes. Skill Development programme through a viable technical and vocational training eco-system has become one of the flagship programmes of Government of Uttar Pradesh with an overarching independent Skill Mission to bring transformational upliftment of human being through up-skilling of youth. VESD main aim is to make UP as skilled youth hub for the country and globe. The VESD endeavours to way forward the responsibility of creating skilled workforce as one of the main determinants for the whole economic and sustainable development of the Uttar Pradesh.