Establishment of a Centre for Occupational Skills Acquisition (COSA) in Madhya Pradesh


Academic • Capability • Infrastructure • Leadership • Quality

This consultancy project involved the setting up of a modern technical training institute namely COSA, to be modelled after ITE Singapore, in the Global Skills Park (GSP), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

About the project

Project Scope: The project involved the development of a roadmap for the establishment of a high-quality training infrastructure as well as the development of TVET leadership, pedagogic and skills training programmes to support the skills manpower needs of Madhya Pradesh economy.

The project activities include:

  1. Development of Training Materials
  2. Conduct of Train-the-Trainers Workshops in Singapore and India
  3. Conduct of Leadership and Management Workshop in Singapore
  4. Infrastructure Development and Workshop Commissioning in India

Impact & Outcome: Once completed, the COSA will have an annual enrolment of some 5000 students trained in 10 technical and vocational courses. It aims to be a model TVET institution in Madhya Pradesh, India.

This project was co-funded by the Asian Development Bank. 

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