An exclusive venture of Kozhikode District Panchayat with the view to training candidates in over 40 different skill trades in the social sector and ensuring employment to over 1000 tradesmen in about 150 work establishments. Intensive special training program envisaged for candidates belonging to socially and economically weaker section of society.
In the current year it is proposed to impart special training to 144 candidates belonging to S.C., in addition to 100 women, 60 widows and 20 transgender personnel ensuring placement for them. Needs of Senior citizens are also taken care of. It is proposed to make over 400 senior citizens skilled in the use of personal computer usage. An integrated skill development program involving multiple disciplines such as Information Technology, Electrical, Air conditioning, Rural technology, personality development , Physical fitness, Communication skill, PSC coaching etc is being envisaged and implemented.
The centre is also functioning as authorized training institutes for central government agencies such as NIOS,DDU GKY, NULM etc and also for state owned C-Dit, KSELB, Planning board, Kudumbasree etc..
The Aim of Skill Development Centre is to ensure expertise in trades and enhancement of employment prospects.