Multi Skill Development Institutes to Be Setup

  • MoU between Coal India Limited (CIL) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
  • For setting up of Multi Skill Development Institutes (MSDIs)

MoU Conditions:

  • One MSDI will be set up in each subsidiary with CCL, BCCL, MCL, NCL & SECL covered in the first phase, and the remaining subsidiaries in the second phase.
  • The existing infrastructure available at CIL subsidiaries will be developed as MSDIs.


  • To foster skill development and create sustainable employment for local youth in coal-bearing areas.
  • Will help the youth of command areas in getting market-oriented skill training and entering into formal sector employment/entrepreneurship.
  • Imperative to train youth from these areas to find alternative sources of livelihood.
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