LSSSDC is a not for profit organization, registered under the Societies Act, 1860. As a National level organization, in partnership with various stakeholders groups, it will serve to address the skill shortfalls in the Life Sciences Sector in India. It’s aim, over a 10 year period, will be to map all job roles in the Sector (estimated 100), enlist 339 Training Organisations, train over 39,000 Trainers and certify approx. 3.4 mn skilled workers in this Sector.
The Indian Life Sciences Sector (comprising Pharmaceuticals, Bio Technology and Clinical) has been growing at a CAGR of 17%. In the process it has been facing a shortage of skilled work force across functions and levels. With this background, CII, in co-operation with NSDC, decided to set up a Sector Skill Council for Life Sciences namely, the Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC).
LSSSDC, established by and for the Life Sciences Sector in India, will serve to address skill gaps across functional areas and levels in the Sector, by helping to generate a sustained stream of high quality skilled individuals, approx. 3.4 million in number— over 10 years. This will help in ensuring growth and competitiveness of the Sector, whilst giving these individuals access to gainful employment in this space
The Life Sciences Sector in India faces significant skill gaps , in both qualitative and quantitative terms. LSSSDC seeks to address this by focusing on sector-specific competencies/skills, quality assurance through accreditation of skills acquired by trainees, curriculum development for skills training, qualification framework and setting of standards and benchmarks, aiding in recruitment and placement of trained and skilled workforce, and becoming a repository of information. It will do so by adopting a demand (industry) led, quality focused, scalable and sustainable model— which has full support and involvement of all stakeholders, and in particular the industry
Address: Life Sciences Sector Skill Council 13, Palam Marg, 3rd Floor, Vasant, Vihar, New Delhi-110057 , India
Website : www.lsssdc.in
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