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About SCMS

Skill Council for Mining Sector (SCMS) promoted by FIMI and supported by Ministry of Mines is the apex body to train and meet the requirement of skilled workforce for the mining industry in PPP mode, setup by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

The core activity of SCMS is to formulate the National Occupational Standard (NOS) for different job roles aligned to National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) notified by Government of India, in December, 2013.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in its notification dated 17th March 2015 has authorized SCMS as a non-statutory agency for certifying the mining workforce in India.

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Our Vision

To promote market-relevant skill development & vocational education at global standards in the mining sphere by enabling job opportunities in sync with aspirations of India’s youth so as to bridge gap between demand & supply with inclusive growth and to support the mantra of “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” contributing towards making India the Skill Capital of the world.

25+
ACTIVE TRAINING
PARTNERS
261+
INDUSTRY
MEMBERS
45+
QUALIFICATION
PACKS

SCMS in Figures

189387+
TRAINED CANDIDATES
151837+
CERTIFIED CANDIDATES
1042+
TRAINER CERTIFICATIONS
965+
ASSESSOR CERTIFICATIONS

Objectives of SCMS

  • To develop Qualification Files (QFs) and National Occupational Standards (NOSs) aligned to the needs of the mining industry based on the Skill Gap Analysis/ reports and industry demands.
  • To lay emphasis on Safety, Productivity, Quality Assurance, Mechanization & Waste management.
  • To work closely with industry, stake holders and Government/statutory bodies to maintain robust Labor Market Information System (LMIS).
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Latest Updates

  • 15
    Nov
    Training at Jajpur (Odisha)
    Skill Council for Mining Sector has entered into an MOU with Shri Chakravarti Singh Rathore (IAS) , Collector and Managing Trustee, DMF -Jajpur (Odisha) on 15th November 22. The MOU is for residential skilling project / Short term training for 210 local candidates in the trades of Mine electrician, mine welder, HEMM mechanic, dumper, and excavator operators as well as RPL (recognition of prior learning)/ upskilling of 1000 candidates.
  • 01
    Aug
    Jumbo Drill operator training at Zawar Mines, Udaipur.
    SCMS and GHH have collaborated for short-term training of Jumbo Drill operators at Zawar Mines, Udaipur. The program was inaugurated by the CEO, HZL with ribbon cutting. The trainees will undergo 4 months of theoretical and practical training.
  • 12
    Jul
    Signing of MOU between SCMS & Phoenix Academy
    Signing of MOU between SCMS & Phoenix Academy. Phoenix Academy will be the Knowledge Partners of SCMS
  • 05
    Jul
    MOU with NCVET
    Skill Council for Mining Sector has been recognized as an Awarding Body by National Council for Vocational Education and Training - NCVET. The formal MOU was signed on 5th July, 2022 by Shri Sanjay Sharma, CEO-SCMS & Col. Santosh Kumar, Director & Secretary, NCVET in presence of Dr. N.S. Kalsi (IAS) Chairperson-NCVET, Dr. Neena Pahuja & Dr. Vinita Aggarwal, executive members and many other CEOs of sector skill councils.
  • 02
    Jul
    MOU with NSDC & MSDE
    NSDC is in the spree of formalizing Memorandum of Understanding with all the sector skill councils in respect of consensus brought on adherence to Annual Business plans and compliance of SSC 2.0. This is a tripartite MOU being signed by designated CEO-NSDC, Secretary MSDE and respective CEOs of Sector Skill Councils. In respect of Mining Council, the MOU was signed by Shri Sanjay Sharma, CEO SCMS and Shri Ved Mani Tiwari, COO and designated CEO at the office of NSDC on 1st July 2022.

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