Centre for sustainable development (CSD) is a non-profit organization registered in 2003 under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act. It is governed by a board of highly distinguished and eminent personalities associated with sustainable development. The mission is toTo enhance the quality of life by catalyzing the role of citizens, industry and governance to invest in sustainable development.
“The National Green skill conference is thoughtful platform for the youth, which emerged from the background of youth unemployment challenges, skill shortages and the mainly importance of developing climate resilient communities”
The National Green Skills conference is being hosted by Centre For Sustainable Development with support of Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ)in Bangalore on 6th &7th July 2017, to provide a platform for Industry, government and those seeking green skills training and employment to come together to evolve a way forward to bridge the gap between demand and supply of the skill market for future economy.
Green Skill Academy
Green Skill Academy(GSA)a first of its kind initiative by CSD in association with NSDC ,to train 24,000 people in the next 7 years in skills such as Renewable energy, Waste Water treatment, climate resilient cities, green construction and so on would be launched at the National Green Skills Conference on 6th July’17.
Thematic areas for Green skill-
Climate Resilient cities
Benefits of Industries-
Cost Reduction on HR Benefit
Standardization of job requirement, skills, competencies across the industry curriculum and content development of training fresh employees
Training and competence building for their potential manpower and of existing job holders under RPL
Learning Frameworks and Career Pathways for employees
Assessment and certification to assure quality of manpower hired Adoption of National & Global best practices
Benefits for youth-
Skill and competency development.
Increased employment opportunity.
Benefits for NGO’s –
Opportunities to get involved with Green Skills Academy
Meet with industry and government representatives
Expected Participants -
Industries categorized under environment, water and energy,
NGOs working on sustainability and skill sectors.
Consultancies, Students and research scholars from all over India
A broad assessment of technological and human resource capabilities to address green skills training and development.
An understanding of industry demand for green skills and employment potential
Way forward for a National Green Skills Agenda 2022 in line with the Prime Minister’s Vision of New India.