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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.


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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

  • 04
    MOU with Central Coalfields Limited, Ranchi,
    We are happy to announce signing of an MOU with Central Coalfields Limited, Ranchi, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited , on 4th November 2023. This MOU is for conducting a Skill Development program for 60 local candidates/PAPs of CCL in the Chatra District of Jharkhand and under the CSR initiative of CCL so as to make them employable in the job rolls of Loader Operator- Mining. This would be a residential programe for a period of 3-4 months. The MOU was signed by Shri Ladi Balakrishna, General Manager- CSR on behalf of CCL and Shri Sanjay Sharma, CEO-SCMS in the presence of Mr. S.S. Lal, Chief Manager, CSR, CCL, Mr. John Bodra, Manager, CCL, and Mr. Navneet Kumar, Head- Business Development and Operations, SCMS. SCMS extends its gratitude to Deputy Commissioner of Chatra District, jharkhand for facilitating this skilling project under their jurisdiction.
  • 17
    MOU with TP_GHH India Mining & Tunnelling Equipment Pvt Ltd
    We are delighted to inform signing of an MOU with GHH India Mining & Tunnelling Equipment Pvt Ltd as an "Industry Training Partner" on 17th October 2023. It's worth mentioning that komatsu has signed an agreement to acquire GHH group GmbH (GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH). It is known that Komatsu is the world second largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. The MOU was signed by Shri Sanjay Sharma, CEO, SCMS and Shri Pradeep kumar, Head of Service, GHH in presence of Sanjeev Sharma (GHH), Deepak Mishra and Navneet Kumar (SCMS)
  • 21
    MOU signed in World Skill Centre , Odisha
    MOU was signed at World Skill Centre on 21st Aug 2023 for creation of a World Class Centre of Excellence- in the Mining Sector in Odisha. MOU was signed by Mr Reghu G. (IAS), Chief Executive Officer, OSDA and Mr. Sanjay Sharma, CEO, SCMS in presence of Ms Alka Misra Chairperson, OSDA and Mr. Pankaj Kumar Satija, MD Tata Steel Mining Ltd & Chairman, Skill Council for Mining Sector.
  • 27
    10th AGM held on 27th July 2023
    The 10th Annual General Meeting & 40th Meeting of the Governing Board of Skill Council for Mining Sector (SCMS) was held at the SCMS office on 27th July 2023. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Pankaj Satija, Chairman - SCMS & Managing Director, Tata Steel Mining Ltd.
  • 09
    MOU with Vivekanand Polytechnic Bhandara (Maharashtra)
    It is pleased to announce that SCMS has entered an MOU with Vivekanand Polytechnic Sitasaongi, Bhandara (Maharashtra) on 9th May 2023 to align mining related -NSQF job roles for diploma mining students.



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