Karnataka Skill Development Corporation was formerly known as Karnataka Vocational Training and Skill Development Corporation. It was created Vide Government Order, No. LD 142 ETI 2007 Dated 2/4/2008.
The Karnataka Vocational Training and Skill Development Corporation was created with objectives like
1.To design develop and implement various skill-training programs based on the emerging trades and in multi skills, considering the demand of industries.
2.Implement Modular Employable skilled (MES) short term training programs as per DGE&T norms.
3.Implement various employment generating training programs sponsored by Government, Public sector, Enterprises, Corporations, Boards, Local Bodies and Associates etc.
4.Conduct distance learning and e-learning programs in association with Edu-Sat / others.
5.To assist implement and strengthen State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU)
6.To establish study circles to acquire knowledge for the jobs appearing competition examinations through employment exchange
7.To train, assist, facilitate, regulate and provide employment of skilled Karnataka personnel for overseas employment and as global placement service through web portal and co-ordinate with protector of emigration office in Karnataka State for clearance of Emigration and other clearances.
Adoption and implementation of the recommendation of the State Skill Mission/Committee