Skilling through MAHARASHTRA STATE SKILL DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY (MSSDS) : To leverage India's demographic dividend more substantially and meaningfully, the government launched the "Skill India" campaign which aims to provide a job-ready workforce to the industry to ramp up productivity and ultimately propel economic growth. Given the fact that India is labour rich economy, it cannot only fulfill its own requirement but also cater to labour shortages in other countries, there is a clear opportunity to train India's labour force in globally competitive skills.
To achieve this Skill Development Mission in the state of Maharashtra, Maharashtra State Skill Development Society has been registered on 15th February 2011 under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The Society is the Nodal Agency for planning, coordination, execution & monitoring of Skill Development Initiative of Government of Maharashtra. The society is functioning under the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra. All the Skill Development schemes of various departments of Government of Maharashtra are integrated and implemented through the active coordination under the single umbrella of this society.