NSDC signs agreement with UrbanClap


National Skill Development Corporation has signed an agreement with UrbanClap technologies to give marketplace India’s skilled youth.

In order to deal with the ever challenging task of finding the right trade person for doing household work and at the same time generate more employment for trained and government certified workforce NSDC has taken this step. UrbanClap which is a leading mobile marketplace for local servces, will target absorption and verification of 300-500 candidates every month from NSDC’s skilled workforce database, onto their platform.

Stating on the agreement, Shri Manish Kumar from NSDC said,” Along with ensuring quality skill training, our focus is now clearly towards creating market linkages at every step for our skilled workforce. UrbanClap is a fast growing entrepreneurial venture which aims to bridge the demand and supply gapfor local services. We have a job ready workforce which is young, efficient, trained and certified on industry standards. We are certain that this initiative will be of great help to both the citizens and the skilled workers.”

Mr. Varun Khaitan of UrbanClap, welcoming to this initiative has said, “we are extremely excited to partner with NSDC. There is a very strong synergy in the goals of both the organizations. NSDC has setup a fantastic program of skilling lakhs of Indians every year. For these professionals UrbanClap is a natural next step as our marketplace gives them a platform to get customers regularly and build an independent business. It is a win-win partnership which will be a big step towards national building and economic growth.”

Under the signed agreement, NSDC will provide contact of trained candidates’ database via Skill Database Management System to UrbanClap and in return, UrbanClap will validate such data and thereafter list validated candidates on the market place in order to provide such candidates opportunities to serve various customers which seek service of professionals. Through UrbanClap mobile App and website, Individuals can search for the right trained/ skilled professionals, for their work and get quality and standards in services.

As a part of collaboration, UrbanClap will perform validation of the database of trained candidates and provide reports of the same NSDC on regular basis. Information about the candidate’s certificate, training partner and training centre details and their performance with the customers who have approached them via the marketplace will create a feedback loop on the quality of training provided by NSDC’s training partners.

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