About Suryamitra Skill Development Program (SSDP)
SSDP aims to develop the skills of youth, considering the opportunities for employment in the growing Solar Energy Power Project’s installation, operation & maintenance in India and abroad. The SSDP is also designed to prepare the candidates to become new entrepreneurs in Solar Energy sector. This is a 600 hours residential skill development program following the Qualification Pack of SCG/Q0101.
Essential qualification – The candidate should be 10th pass and ITI/Diploma in Electrical /Civil/Electronics /Fitter/ Instrumentation/Welder, not below 18 years.
Persons with higher qualifications like degree in any discipline or higher are strictly not eligible.
Duration & Seats:
The duration of this residential skill development program is 600 hrs (approx 90 days). This is the residential program and it is free which includes boarding and lodging. Suryamitra Skill Development Programmes are sponsored by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.
Seats: Presently, there shall be 30 seats for each batch of training program.
At the end of the course, proper assessment shall be made and certificates shall be issued.
Every teaching/practical staff member handling a class will take attendance till the last instruction day of the training program and the records will be kept with the organizing institution.
The trainees are normally expected to attend 100% theory and practical classes/workshop practices. However, no participants shall be allowed to be awarded certificate at the end of training unless he/she has 90% attendance in total.
The host institute shall provide one set of uniform to all the Suryamitra participants. Participants must attend the session in proper uniforms only. A T-shirt (Grey color) with NISE logo and a pant (Yellow Color) for both male/female. The jacket, safety helmets and boots must be provided to all participants, and may be retained by the host institute after the training.
No fee will be charged from the trainees. However, the trainees will make their own arrangement for joining the training and going back. Any amount collected as security deposit (1000/-) must be refunded at the end of the course and need to be in the proper records.
Assessment of Trainees:
The final examination consisting of written test, practical examination shall be conducted at the end of the three months by the Skill Council for Green Jobs or NCVT.
During first two months of suryamitra program, at least 3 visits to medium or large industry to know power transmission, distribution, loads, cabling etc. and one visit to 33 kV substations must be planned.
At the end of the suryamitra program, the host institute may arrange for placement of the “Suryamitra” by inviting, solar industries, EPC companies, marketing companies, large contractors working with Transco, Discoms etc. Maximum number of the participants must be provided employment at the end of the program.