The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship – MSDE

MSDE-कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्रालय

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) – कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्रालय

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship or MSDE is a Ministry of the Indian Government established in the year 2014, on 9th November for monitoring skill development programs all over India. The Ministry of Labor and Employment used to take care of several skill development programs like the apprenticeship, industrial training, etc. until 2015, 16th April. Now, these areas are under the administration of MSDE. Get to know about National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), and more schemes and programs from MSDE wiki or its official website.

The goal of MSDE is to prepare a “Skilled India.” Its mission is to eliminate the disconnect that exists between supply and demand of the trained workforce and to upgrade skills. MSDE wants to create new capabilities and encourage innovative thinking for both existing jobs and new jobs, the opportunities that the people will encounter in future.

MSDE Schemes

Functional arms of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

The useful arms of MSDE aid it in its initiatives of skill development. They are:

  1. National Skill Development Agency or NSDA
  2. Directorate General of Training (DGT)
  3. NSDF or National Skill Development Fund
  5. IIE
  6. National Skill Development Corporation or NSDC
  7. Sector Skill Councils SSCs (33)
  8. Training Partners (187)


The National Skill Development Corporation invites and motivates innovative notions, practices, and concepts on the development of skills. They have set up a committee for reviewing all the possibilities of innovation and applying them on a large scale. Innovators can mail their innovative ideas to the National Skill Development Agency at If they shortlist a particular proposal, they call the innovator to give a presentation in front of the committee. Visit MSDE wiki for more updates.

Attached Offices to MSDE

  • Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)

Apex / Organisations

  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship

Autonomous / Apex Institutions

  • National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD)
  • National Skill Development Agency (NSDA)

The partner organization of MSDE

Wadhwani Operating Foundation is the partner organization of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. This organization, formed in 2000, works with the mission of economic acceleration in future economies through initiatives on a large scale for development of skills and creation of jobs.

Wadhwani Operating Foundation founded the National Entrepreneurship Network or NEN in the year 2003. NEN has a massive network of 3200 faculty and 4000 mentors in 600 colleges in India that educate, inspire and offer support to emerging entrepreneurs.

PSUs / Joint Ventures

  • National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC), New Delhi.

It has also created the Skill Development Network or SDN with the aim of job fulfillment. It supports several colleges, employee initiatives and high schools for various mid-skill jobs. The organization also conducts joint workshops on entrepreneurship and skill development.

The official website of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is All information regarding its responsibilities and activities is present on the site and MSDE wiki.

MSDE Website:
Contact Number: 011-23450855
Email ID:
MSDE Wiki: Click Here
Address Details:
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship,
2nd Floor, Annex Shivaji Stadium,
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg,
New Delhi – 110001,

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