DDU KAUSHAL Centre at IECD under Bharathidasan University

Bharathidasan University is the only State University in Tamil Nadu which is chosen by the University Grants Commission for setting up of the DDU KAUSHAL Centre from the proposal received from various Institutions across the country for setting up of DDU KAUSHAL Centre. University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi has provided grant-in-aid of Rs. 3.50 Crores for establishment of DDU KAUSHAL Centre (Deen Dayal Upadhyay - Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood) at IECD, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli during XIIth Plan period for the proposal submitted by Prof. K. Parthasarathy, Director of IECD.



  • Our country is facing a demand-supply mismatch in skilled workforce. Majority of our Institutions remain disconnected with the requirement of the workplace.
  • To bridge the skill gap in all the emerging sectors and to satisfy the demand for Vocational Education at Higher education in India.
  • To deliver Vocational Education in a innovative and flexible way with the interface of the industry to developed curriculum, Field visits, Internships and Placements.
  • To take Vocational and Skill Based Education to new levels.