RFP-Special Projects COVID Training (Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed Component) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0

National Skill Development Corporation
Last date: 
Friday, July 30, 2021

Detailed Description

About the Organization:

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) aims to promote skill development by catalysing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. Further, the organisation provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. Their mandate is also to enable support system which focuses on quality assurance, information systems and train the trainer academies either directly or through partnerships.

Invited Proposals:

  • Proposals are invited to train candidates across the mentioned States and Union Territories, in specified job roles as mentioned in this RFP. Proposals shall be evaluated on a pre-defined criterion which includes but not limited to eligibility, due diligence and scoring matrix, post which selection followed by target allocation would be done basis necessary approvals.

Training components:

  • The training will be conducted on customized crash courses in identified six (06) job roles (as mentioned below). The training duration will be of approximately 21-days* of theory-based classroom training followed by approximately 90 days On-the-Job Training (OJT) in healthcare facility such as Primary Health Centres, hospitals, diagnostic facility, sample collection centre, etc.

Based on the recommendations of Health Sector Skill Council (“HSSC”), training would be imparted in customized six job roles namely:

  • COVID Frontline Worker (Home Care Support)
  • COVID Frontline Worker (Basic Care Support)
  • COVID Frontline Worker (Advanced Care Support)
  • COVID Frontline Worker (Emergency Care Support)
  • COVID Frontline Worker (Sample Collection Support)
  • COVID Frontline Worker (Medical Equipment Support)

Classification of Applicants:

Target allocation through RFP route would involve the below categories organizations:

  • Healthcare facilities – Hospitals, labs, Associations, Original Equipment Manufacturers etc. To be recommended by Health Care SSC
  • Training Providers with PMKVY 2018-21 engagement
  • Training Provider recommended by the State Govt. Letter of recommendation from SSDM/ DSC
  • Other Organizations

Eligibility conditions applicable to all categories:

  • An Applicant should be eligible to work in a region and not be blacklisted by any donor agency / State Government / Central Government / Government Agency/ Public Sector Undertaking/ autonomous bodies/ any other competent authority
  • An Applicant entity or any TC of the entity should not be blacklisted for any project implemented by NSDC / MSDE
  • An Applicant should have no statutory dues at the time of application


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