Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE)
State Skill Development Mission

With the objective of skilling the young workforce of Kerala and elevating their skills to global standards for employment in India and abroad, the Government of Kerala has set up Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), a non‐profit company as the nodal agency for facilitating and coordinating various skill development initiatives of the state.

It is incorporated to pursue its main objectives to promote, establish, setup, monitor, govern and regulate institutions and academies for skills excellence for development of core employability skills, competency standards and for promoting technology that meets the demands of various industries globally. KASE is designated as the State Skill Development Mission as per the G.O.(Rt) No.1501/16/LBR dated 02.12.2016 to function as the nodal body for the convergence of all skill initiatives of the state.

Considering the peculiar demographic characteristics of the state of Kerala, unique skilling models have been adopted by KASE with industry tie‐ups and placement linkages and various such skill development programmes initiated by KASE are under implementation. These programmes stand out from the skill development initiatives in other states in India.

Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), the State Skill Development Mission of Government of Kerala, under Department of Labour and Skills, is implementing various skill development initiatives in Kerala to help develop an industry‐ready workforce.


Hon’ble Chief Minister

Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan has been elected in the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly elections held on 16th May 2016 from Dharmadom constituency with a margin of 36,905 votes. He is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Earlier he had served as Secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI (M) from 1998 to 2015. He also served in the Left Democratic Front Government under Shri. E. K. Nayanar as Minister for Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. During his stint as Electricity Minister, the state achieved a record enhancement of power generation capacity through timely execution of augmentation and new projects.


Hon’ble Minister for Labour and Skills

Over the last few decades, skill professionals in Kerala are facing a global demand with their competitive skill-sets in various vocational and technical areas. However, there is a shift in current global market trends. In view of this global shifting of skill needs,there is a strong need to develop strategies to meet the emerging opportunities and global skill requirements. Building upon the current strengths, the Department of Labour and Skills, Government of Kerala has embarked an ambitious and visionary initiative to transform Kerala into a global skills destination through various skill development initiatives.


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Vocational Education & Training (MPCVET)

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IIIC Building Inauguration

Indian Institute of Infrastructure and Construction @ Chavara, Kollam


Job Portal Launch

Inauguration of, @ Vivanta by Taj Trivandrum


India skills Kerala 2018

Grand Finale April 28th - April 30th, @ Marine Drive Cochi