Dr. Krishna Gupta, IAS

Principal Secretary

Technical Education, Training & Skill Development Department,
Govt. of West Bengal

Ex Officio Vice Chairperson

West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development


Principal Secretary’s Desk

West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development was created in 2015 by unifying the two Councils; the West Bengal State Council for Technical Education and Training and the West Bengal State Council for Vocational Education with a mandate to provide best quality employment linked Technical, Vocational Education and Skills Training through four principles of Availability, Accessibility, Affordability and Employment.

The Council is also mandated to conduct Skill Gap study and collaborate with Industry and Academia both pan Indian and global, to create curriculum, training module, Centers of Excellence and incubation centers across all sectors to improve the skilling ecosystem in West Bengal and bring it at par with global standards.

I wish the Council every success in achieving all its mandate for the betterment of the students of West Bengal.

(Dr. Krishna Gupta, IAS)