The Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission Society (JKSDM) has been constituted by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir in June, 2016. The Mission aims to integrate various skill development efforts in the state and train unskilled and semi- skilled youth of the state and connect them with the job market.

The purpose of the Mission is to create an all-encompassing integrated structure for streamlining various skill development programmes and play a pivotal role in monitoring, coordination, facilitating and providing overall policy direction for skill development activities in J&K.


  1. To draw out an integrated strategy for enhancing employability of the youth in the state.
  2. To develop a comprehensive policy for skill development of all the human resources in the state as per the local/national/global job requirements so that the same are optimally utilized.
  3. To streamline, monitor implementation of different skill development programmes and facilitate processes so that targets are achieved within their time frame.
  4. To ensure that the various skill development programmes are proceeding firmly in the direction of imparting demand driven skill to the youth and that the quality standards of training are maintained.
  5. Empowering the youth of the state, train & mentor them in skill development keeping track of their growth and ensure their progress towards self- reliance.