Skills for Progress (SKIP) is an all India Association of Private Technical/Vocational Training Institutions, established in the year 1969 under the Non- Profit sector with the objectives of enhancing the quality of vocational and technical trainings in the country for institutes that are offering training for employment and self employment for the socio-economic and the marginalized community. To reach out to many of the far flung areas SKIP operational strategy has been in setting up of 8 regional councils that covers 32 States with a total of 200 Regular Members and 20 Associate Members from all over India.
SKIP acts as a coordinating body that offers technical assistance and services to the member institutions. Its a clearing house for collecting and disseminating information pertaining to vocational/ technical training. It initiates and fosters alliances with large National level Institutions for collaborations and co-operations.
SKIP capacitates its members through training programme, learning events like project and workshops etc. Every year over 25,000 young men and women, more than half of them from rural areas, are trained in about 50 skills in the member institutions. About 40 percent of them are women trained in appropriate technologies and income generating activities.
(Societies Registration No. S-134/69-70 )
SKIP’s members are located all over India, and one member is located in Nepal. SKIP has the following 8 Geographical Regions and each region has a regional office managed by a Regional Secretary. - Read More