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CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative Programme
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About CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative Programme

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is embarking upon “Skill India” mission of the Government of India under its ‘CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative’ Programme. Under this umbrella of skill India, CSIR laboratories have taken up various skill training programs under different domains on pan India basis.
On 24th September, 2016 honorable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi inaugurated “CSIR Platinum Jubilee” Celebration. On this occasion, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences launched “CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative” programme on pan India basis in CSIR labs. The aim is to train people of India in different skill areas. All these training programs are interconnected and linked to industry requirement thus would invariably contribute to subsequent employment generation, including small scale entrepreneurship.
The First Phase of this programme is successfully completed in year 2020 with total 53 training programs in which total 3448 trainees were trained in different domain areas by CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh.
The Second Phase of this programme has been launched in year 2020 for next 5 years (2020-25) and Approx. 10,000 trainees will be trained in different domain areas upto the year 2025 by CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh.
To generate quality human resource at various levels by providing and upgrading skills in all the possible fields.
Aims & Objectives
The aims and objectives of the proposed programmes are;
  • Upgradation of knowledge on latest technologies
  • Creating a pool of skilled human resource for industries
  • Developing employment oriented skill programmes
  • Aligning the skill programmes with CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative, National Skill Development Council (NSDC) and Sector Skill Councils (SSC) to meet the national objectives
  • Developing market/industry driven courses with emphasis on hands-on practical learning
Contact Details
Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya
Director CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh

Mr. Narinder Singh Jassal
Sr. Principal Scientist, Head BDG & Coordinator CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative (CSIR-ISI)
CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation Sector 30-C,
Chandigarh- 160030
Phone No: 0172-26572389
Email Id:,,
Important Links: 
  • Skill Programme Calendar
  • Registration Link
  • Inquiry Form
  • Contact Us
  • Skill India
    Numbers of Programmes conducted till date: 67
    Numbers of trainees trained till date: 6314



    Last Updated on: 2024-05-03 11:33:54


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