Himachal is second state to introduce NVQF Scheme
Himachal Pradesh has become the second state after Haryana to introduce Centre’s National Vocational Education Qualitative Framework ( NVQF) Scheme.
What is National Vocational Qualitative Framework ( NVQF) Scheme?
NVQF Scheme is a programme being implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the National Skill Development Council (NSDC). Under this scheme, 70 skill development councils would be set up and each council would be given specific trades. The scheme is being implemented for students of Class IX to Class XI and every student would be required to clear four levels to get the certificate. The programme has been initiated in 100 schools and each school would be required to adopt two trades out of five — Information Technology, Education, Retail Security, Automobile and Health Care.
All the schools implemeting this scheme will be provided with books of different trades prepared by experts along with laboratory equipment and tool room for practical work.
The scheme is being funded by both the Centre and the state government in the ratio of 75:25 and it will cover one hundred more schools under it.