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| Last Updated::14/10/2022

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Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP)

Application for GSDP 2022-23 is not Open yet. Please keep posted in this website for further updates.

GSDP - Green Skill Development Programme

Most vocational training programmes focus on mechanical/technical skills rather than ‘soft’ or ‘green’ skills. Green skills contribute to preserving or restoring environmental quality for sustainable future and include jobs that protect ecosystems and biodiversity, reduce energy and minimize waste and pollution. In line with the Skill India Mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change utilizing the vast network and expertise of ENVIS Hubs/ RPs, has taken up an initiative for skill development in the environment and forest sector to enable India’s youth to get gainful employment and/or self-employment, called the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP).

The programme endeavors to develop green skilled workers having technical knowledge and commitment to sustainable development, which will help in the attainment of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), National Biodiversity Targets (NBTs), as well as Waste Management Rules (2016).

Sikkim ENVIS Hub at Forest and Environment Department, Government of Sikkim offers GSDP training in four certified courses;

1. Value Addition and Marketing of NTFP Products (Animal Origin): Wild Beekeeping and Processing [NSQF level 4, 200Hrs]

2. Value Addition and Marketing of NTFP Products (Plant Origin): Bamboo Crafts [NSQF level 5, 400Hrs]

3. Forest Fire Management  [NSQF level 5, 300Hrs]

4. Sustain and Enhance Technical Knowledge in Solar Energy Systems [NSQF level 5, 240Hrs]



» See the Advertisement for GSDP 2021-22 and Apply  (Application Closed)

» Download GSDP Brochure [PDF, 1.96 Mb]


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