ABOUT NATIONAL SKILL
FOUNDATION OF INDIA (NSFI)
 National Skills Foundation of India is a not-for-profit Foundation
re...
AIM OF NSFI
“Empower people for sustainable
livelihoods through skill development”
 Build knowledge base through resea...
 Enable farmers, small and medium retailers and processors to be part
of the global and domestic supply chains.
 Impar...
MAJOR PROJECTS
 Agriculture Value Chains.
 Agriculture Markets and their Integration.
 Agriculture and Institutions....
PAST RESERCH EXERCISE
UNDERTAKEN
 NSFI has completed a base line study on best model on livelihood promotion
for backw...
CURRENT SCENARIO
Providing demand-driven skill development, training facilities,
career consultation, curriculum develop...
ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES
 National Seed Association of India.
 Pesticides Manufactures and Formulators Association of Ind...
ASSOCIATING GOVERNMENT
BODIES
 National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD).
 Agriculture Finance Co...
RESERCH AND
INTERNATIONAL
PROGRAMES
The Foundation works towards:
 Execution of demand based market driven skill deve...
Research and international
programmes:
 Knowledge Report on “Skill Development in Indian Agriculture” in
association w...
MAJOUR ACHIVEMENTS
AND OUTCOMES:
 NSFI organized fourNorth East Connects to showcase the Agriculture and
Allied Sector...
Major achievements and outcomes:
 Organized Global Agri Connect 2011 – Conference cum Agri Exhibition
with the theme of...
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  • 1. ABOUT NATIONAL SKILL FOUNDATION OF INDIA (NSFI)  National Skills Foundation of India is a not-for-profit Foundation registered under the Indian Trust Act 1882 and is primarily focused on the objective of skill building and development of vocational opportunities for India’s large but relatively “unskilled” .Empower people for sustainable livelihoods through skill development.  NSFI is one of the leading organizations in the field of skill development and capacity building and works on the following major sectors. NSFI is providing demand driven skill development, training facilities, career consultation, and course content for enhancing skill levels of the population.
  • 2. AIM OF NSFI “Empower people for sustainable livelihoods through skill development”  Build knowledge base through research and development leading to policy formation and/or reforms.  Address employability and sustainable livelihood concerns.  Build capacity amongst the urban & rural youth, farmers, small vendors, women entrepreneurs and workers in unorganized sector through demand led training programs.  Integrate and collaborate with the key stakeholders on an ongoing basis to find meaningful solutions around skill development.  Provide demand-driven skill development, training facilities, career consultation, curriculum development in line with industry, etc for enhancing skill levels of the population.  Promote agricultural entrepreneurship and support development of Agri-business, food parks, Agriculture Export Zones.
  • 3.  Enable farmers, small and medium retailers and processors to be part of the global and domestic supply chains.  Impart pre and post harvest scientific agricultural practices to farmers, including global GAP (Good Agricultural Practices).  Impart training in basic courses of our core sectors, awareness about different types of services, customer satisfaction, life skills, soft Skills, personality development.  Impart knowledge on spot markets, future markets and develop international marketing linkages in commercial horticulture.  Facilitate small vendors / processors and farmers to reap the benefits of modern warehousing, distribution and logistics.  Enable small rural entrepreneurs to take up distribution and services as their livelihood through successful business model.  Create awareness amongst farmers and small entrepreneurs about the different schemes of the Central and State Governments and assist them in participating Government Schemes.
  • 4. MAJOR PROJECTS  Agriculture Value Chains.  Agriculture Markets and their Integration.  Agriculture and Institutions.  Agriculture Knowledge Management.  Agriculture Policy Analysis.  Climate Change and Agriculture Sustainability.  Farm and Non-Farm Livelihoods in Transition Economies.
  • 5. PAST RESERCH EXERCISE UNDERTAKEN  NSFI has completed a base line study on best model on livelihood promotion for backward districts of Sonbhadra (U.P.) for FICCI. This was highly acknowledged and henceforth, a skilling project has been undertaken for implementation. Other researches / publications include:  Dairy value chain study in Dhaulpur district of Rajasthan for national dairy development board  Knowledge report on “Skill development in Indian agriculture” in association with YES Bank  Knowledge report on “Revitalizing Indian agriculture – A road map” for development of agri business in India in association with YES Bank  Policy recommendations on “Transformational changes in Indian agriculture: The next decade”  Knowledge report on “high-value agriculture” for development of agri-business in India in association with YES Bank  Book on “Innovative approaches to high-value agriculture: Success Stories”
  • 6. CURRENT SCENARIO Providing demand-driven skill development, training facilities, career consultation, curriculum development in line with industry, etc for enhancing skill levels of the population. Training in basic courses of our core sectors, awareness about different types of services, customer satisfaction, life skills, soft Skills, personality development, IT skills, communication skills, work place expectations & WIRE (Work place Integrity & Related Ethics), accounting, business development, etc. Imparting pre and post harvest scientific agricultural practices to farmers, including Global GAP (Good Agricultural Practices). Create awareness amongst farmers and small entrepreneurs about the different schemes of the Central and State Governments and assist them in participating Government Schemes.
  • 7. ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES  National Seed Association of India.  Pesticides Manufactures and Formulators Association of India.  Indian Micro fertilizer Manufactures Association.  Irrigation Association of India.  Tractor Manufacturers Association.
  • 8. ASSOCIATING GOVERNMENT BODIES  National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD).  Agriculture Finance Corporation of India (AFCI).  National Horticulture Board (NHB).  Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).  Small Farmers Agri Business Consortium (SFAC).  Spices Board of India.  Tea Board of India.  Coffee Board of India.
  • 9. RESERCH AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMES The Foundation works towards:  Execution of demand based market driven skill development training programs in emerging sectors like Hospitality, Retail, Agri supply chain, Food Processing, Logistics, Warehousing, Rural distribution etc.  NSFI completed a base line study on best model on Livelihood Promotion for Backward Districts of Sonbhadra (U.P.) for FICCI.  Completed a Dairy Value Chain Study at Dhaulpur District of Rajasthan for National Dairy Development Board  Knowledge Report on “Revitalizing Indian Agriculture – A Road Map” for Development of Agri Business in India in association with YES Bank (2011)  Published a Book of Innovation on “Innovative Approaches to High-Value Agriculture: Success Stories”
  • 10. Research and international programmes:  Knowledge Report on “Skill Development in Indian Agriculture” in association with YES Bank (2012).Souvenir on Global Agri Connect 2013 “Evolving Skill Dimensions: The Lever to Agricultural Growth.  Developing skill gaps and needs assessment of agriculture workers in three districts in Rajasthan in association with International Labour Organization (ILO).  Policy Recommendations on “Transformational Changes in Indian Agriculture: The Next Decade”
  • 11. MAJOUR ACHIVEMENTS AND OUTCOMES:  NSFI organized fourNorth East Connects to showcase the Agriculture and Allied Sector potential of North East in four metro cities. The conference focused on Agriculture, Allied Sector, Horticulture, Organic Farming and Food Processing.Market Linkage NEC.  NSFI also helped organise 6 Farm produce linkage programs (November ‘11 to March ‘12) in NCR which enabled :Farmers and entrepreneurs of North East to connect directly to the end consumer.  NSFI organized one day Seminar at Jammu & Kashmir (April‘13) on “Awareness on National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) & Capacity building of Entrepreneurs.”  Organized the 4th Indian Horticulture Congress, November 2010 in association with Horticulture Society of India which is the biggest conference in Horticulture sector involving Academia, Government of India, Industry and Farmers.
  • 12. Major achievements and outcomes:  Organized Global Agri Connect 2011 – Conference cum Agri Exhibition with the theme of “Transformational Changes in Indian Agriculture: The Next Decade”  Organized Global Agri Connect 2012 – Conference cum Agri Exhibition with the theme of “High Value Agriculture: A Gateway to Farm Prosperity”  Organized Global Agri Connect 2013 – Conference cum Agri Exhibition with the theme of “High Value Agriculture: A Gateway to Farm Prosperity”  NSFI successfully organized the Krishi Ghosthi for 40,000 farmers over three days in Global Agri Connect, 2013 and achieved its objective of bringing together Progressive Farmers.

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