Overview / Introduction

Skill Council for Green Jobs is one of the most recently launched initiatives of the Government of India aligned to the National Skill Development Mission. It is promoted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The creation of the SCGJ was approved in the 10th meeting of National Skill Qualifications Committee held on 28th September 2015. Established as a not-for-profit, autonomous, industry-led society, the SCGJ was incorporated under the Societies Registration Act XXI, 1860 on 1st October, 2015.


To identify skilling needs of service users as well as manufacturers/ service providers, within Green Businesses sector, and implement nation-wide, Industry led, collaborative skills development & entrepreneur development initiatives that will enable meet India’s potential for “Green Businesses”.

Chairman’s Message

Chief Executive Officer’s Message

What is Green Jobs?

Green jobs are decent jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment, be they in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Skilling for Green jobs will help

  • Improve energy and raw materials efficiency
  • Limit greenhouse gas emissions
  • Minimize waste and pollution
  • Protect and restore ecosystems
  • Support adaptation to the effects of climate change
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Formation / Inception of SCGJ

The Government of India has announced the National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015. It envisages a major role of private sector as shared responsibility for skill development in the country. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has been creating Skill Councils in various domains.

The initial funding for the Sector Skill Council is by the government through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with 10% contribution from the industry. It becomes a self-sustainable body over a period of 3-5 years.Read more

Key Sectors covered by SCGJ



SCGJ will act as a bridge between the Government of India, State Governments and industry for developing strategy & implementing programmes for Skills Development, correlated to Industry needs but also aligned to best International practices. A national level data base of skilled manpower is proposed to be created which can be directly utilised by the industry.


What is Occupational Mapping?

SCGJ Organizational Structure


Membership Comparative Chart

Proposed Green Energy Corridor

  • In 2012, Powergrid has planned high capacity transmission systems (green energy corridors) for evacuation of renewable power
  • Aggregate capital outlay of around INR 425 billion(USD 6.964 billion) (~EUR 5 billion).
  • With the implementation of the Green corridor, the pockets of the RE generation would get grid interactive and thereby the restrictions on RE evacuation, losses would reduce.
  • The planned systems are:

Inter State Transmission System
Transmission Line 3,400 ckm
765kV 2,780 ckm
400kV 620 ckm
Substations 18,000 MVA (6 nos.)
765kV 15,000 MVA (5 nos.)
400kV 3,000 MVA (1 no.)
Estimated Investment :Rs. 9,081 Cr (USD 1,487.96 mn.)

SCGJ Targets for the year

S.No. Activity 1st year 2nd year 3rd to 10th year Total
1 Development of Job Roles (Numbers) 70 30 100
2 Number of training organisations accredited 30 10 20 60
3 Number of Trainers trained 70 100 1320 1490
4 Number of learners certified 28,800 38,400 1,000,320 1,060,320
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3rd Floor, CBIP Building, Malcha Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021
Phone: 011-41792866
Email: info@greenskillcouncil.in
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