About Us

The Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council had been set up under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation a Public-Private Partnership Company of Govt. of India with primary mandate of catalysing the skills landscape in India. Reference to the notification Under the Govt. notification No. I-34011/07/2015-SDE, LSSSDC, as a Sector Skill Council has been recognized as one of the Non Statutory Certification agency likewise of CBSE/ NCVT etc. Vision of the Council is to create a robust and vibrant eco-system for development of a skilled workforce matching globally recognized standards for Life Sciences Sector in India, benefiting all stakeholders. This, whilst ensuring a sustained supply of skilled workforce, across functional areas and levels, will provide meaningful livelihood opportunities to a multitude of people in Pharmaceuticals, Bio Technology and Clinical Research space in India.

Vision

The Vision of the Council is to create a robust and vibrant eco-system for development of a skilled workforce matching globally recognized standards for Life Sciences Sector in India, benefiting all stakeholders. This, whilst ensuring a sustained supply of skilled workforce, across functional areas and levels, will provide meaningful livelihood opportunities to a multitude of people in Pharmaceuticals, Bio Technology and Clinical Research space in India.

 

Mission

LSSSDC, established by and for the Life Sciences Sector in India, will serve to address skill gaps across functional areas and levels in the Sector, by helping to generate a sustained stream of high quality skilled individuals, approx. 2.1 million in number— over 10 years. This will help in ensuring growth and competitiveness of the Sector, whilst giving these individuals access to gainful employment in this space

 

Objectives & Value Proposition

The Life Sciences Sector in India faces significant skill gaps , in both qualitative and quantitative terms. LSSSDC seeks to address this by focusing on sector-specific competencies/skills, quality assurance through accreditation of skills acquired by trainees, curriculum development for skills training, qualification framework and setting of standards and benchmarks, aiding in recruitment and placement of trained and skilled workforce, and becoming a repository of information. It will do so by adopting a demand (industry) led, quality focused, scalable and sustainable model— which has full support and involvement of all stakeholders, and in particular the industry