The rubber industry consisting both tyre and non-tyre clocked a turnover of around Rs. 50,000 crore in 2010-11 with a CAGR over last 3 yrs of more than 10%. The industry employs an estimated half million people currently, and is capable of creating close to an additional half million jobs in next 10 years. There are about 4300 units in non-tyre industry producing a large variety of items consuming 38% of rubber. Most of these units (app 90%) are SSI/Tiny units and labour intensive. The purpose of establishing the Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) is to ensure the generation of skilled Manpower in read more...
Objectives of RSDC
- To provide Skilled manpower to meet the requirement of the Industry in coming years.
- To offer students tailor made courses that satisfy the industry’s need for technical professionals.
- To frame certifications & accreditations for short & midterm courses in various trades of rubber industry both for new people joining industry and for upgrading skill level of existing employees.
Activities of RSDC
- Setting up Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to assist planning and delivery of training
- Identification of skill development needs and preparing a catalogue of skill types
- Develop a sector skill development plan and maintain skill inventory
- Developing skill competency standards and