EOI for Empanelment of Private Training Providers with PBSSD-WEST BENGAL


Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) under the Department of Technical Education, Training and Skill Development (TET &SD), invites proposals from experienced Training Providers already working under DDU-GKY / PMKVY / Sagarmala schemes in India for empanelment with PBSSD as an agency for imparting skill development interventions under State Specific Schemes of Utkarsha Bangla.

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Focused interventions in Skill Development in an integrated manner are being made in the State under Utkarsh Bangla Scheme through Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD), an autonomous society under the Technical Education & Training Department. To achieve its objective PBSSD proposes to extend its panel of Training Providers (TPs) in the state of West Bengal by inviting the applications from the active TPs who are already empanelled under PMKVY/DDUGKY/Sagarmala Schemes.

Scope of the EOI:

The EOI is to consider the empanelment of TPs as per the eligibility criteria being notified herewith. Once empanelled it is intended to involve them in the Non-Project Mode operations of the PBSSD post the fulfilment of other subsequent requisite pre-conditions such as the TC approval etc. Target allocation modalities and further classification of the TPs shall be notified taking approvals of the Competent Authority. The EoI is thus covers upto the stage of empanelment of TPs.

Basic Eligibility Criteria for being empanelled:

a) The Training Provider must have been actively empanelled under DDUGKY/ PMKVY/ Sagarmala in any State in India.
b) The training provider must have implemented at least one Skill Development Project under the DDUGKY/PMKVY/Sagarmala in the last 2 years of time (or) during the ongoing Project Period i.e., PMKVY 3.0 or DDU-GKY etc.
c) The training providers must not be blacklisted/Dis-empanelled/suspended. There shall not be any legal/penal action pending or under consideration against the said TP by any of the agencies of the Government of India, State Governments. (An affidavit must be submitted by the Applicants to this effect as per Form 4)
d) The training provider shall be in a position to hold teaching sessions in any of the languages from among Bangla/ Nepali/ English/ Hindi.
e) There shall not be any fraudulent practices by the applicant TPs or their Authorized representatives in any of the dealings with the PBSSD.
f) Seizing of any of the above eligibility criteria automatically translates into disempanelment. There shall not be any requirement for a specific notification from the end of the PBSSD when such situation arises.

Training Centres, Courses and Trainers:

a) The Training Providers (TPs) shall take up the case for approval of the Training Centres post the empanelment as per the prevailing regulations.
b) The courses to be offered should be aligned to National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) or West Bengal State Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development (WBSCT&VE&SD)

c) The training must be imparted by qualified and certified trainers with clear proficiency in any of the languages Bengali / English / Nepali / Hindi.
d) The Training Providers (TPs) are expected to follow the training modules that are NSQF aligned.
The standards put in place shall have to be adhered to while implementing the programs.

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Application Process:

The training providers must apply according to the forms as given in the annexures. Note the following points while applying for:
a) The applications along with the annexures with all relevant supporting documents must be submitted both physically & electronically with self-attestation and seal of the organization on each of the documents. Electronic mode of furnishing application shall be over the official website by following the link at https://www.pbssd.gov.in/apply_now. In case of technical problems they may be sent over email on [email protected]
b) The applications that are not submitted physically shall not be considered. Any application submitted after the due time and date would not be considered by the Committee. Physical in-person interviews to be attended by the TPs before the committee of PBSSD unless specifically exempted. For schedules and updates website may be followed.
c) Applications submitted in part shall not be considered. It is advised to take the feedback of the Help Desk Officials to avoid submission of incomplete applications which in turn are prone for rejection. The date of completion of application in full only be considered as date of submission while considering the First Come First Served Principle.


 Commencement of Submission of Proposal: 17:00 hrs, 30th August 2022
 Last date for the Submission of Applications: 17:00 hrs, 30th September 2022

PBSSD can extend/ curtail the same based on assessing the level of demand.

Application Fee:

An applicant would be required to pay a non-refundable application Fee of INR 6000 through the bank transfer PBSSD’s bank account at Bank account name: Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development, Bank account no: 460902010097017 and IFSC code: UBIN0576751. This is non-refundable and irrespective of the outcomes of the tender unless the tender as a whole is cancelled by the PBSSD. PBSSD shall notify on the bank guarantee/security deposit at a later stage.