NSDC & Health SSC partnered with INSCOL Health skill launched its first Academy of Excellence in Chandigarh

March 03 2016,  15.16 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

 Delhi 3rd March 2016: National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) & Health Sector Skill Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with INSCOL & Seneca College to announce the launch of first Academy of Excellence in Chandigarh to provide skills training in the Health Sector.

NSDC, INSCOL and Seneca College have set up academies of excellence which will not only include training of Nurses, but other allied Healthcare professionals such as para medics, technicians, nurse assistants, pharmacist assistants, dental assistants, etc. INSCOL will provide opportunities for youth training for the roles of General Duty Assistant, Home Health Aide, and Emergency Medical.

According to NSDC report, healthcare sector grew by almost 100% from 2.75 lakh crore in 2008 to 4.8 lakh crore in 2012. It is poised to grow to INR 9.64 Lakh crore by 2017. Workforce requirements for the Healthcare sector is expected to grow from 35.9 lakh in 2013 to 74 lakh in 2022 which is more than double its existing workforce to meet the market demand

Speaking on this significant launch, Jayant Krishna, CEO, NSDC said, “This venture opens up the huge opportunity for the youth of Chandigarh to help them acquire skills in the healthcare sector. The international state-of-the-art simulation labs will help them to acquire skills of International standards which will help the youth to aspire for local, national and international job opportunities”

“I hope that this association will go a long way in promoting the development of skills under the aegis of Skill India Mission of our hon’ble Prime Minister. We are excited about this collaboration with INSCOL”

INSCOL Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare services and a proven track record, built over 13 years through INSCOL Academy, of delivering foundation and bridging programs for Internationally Educated Nurses to become Global Nurses.  INSCOL has partnerships with recognized providers in Canada, UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand and has provided in-country training to more than 30,000 nurses in the last 3 years.

About NSDC:

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a unique Public Private Partnership (PPP), with 51 percent equity held by private sector and the balance 49 percent by the Union Government. Formed in 2010, NSDC is a professionally run not-for-profit company that includes 38 Sector Skill Councils and over 249 training partners with over 3222 training centers spread across over 517 districts in the country. NSDC is mandated to skill 150 million Indians by 2022.