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Become a Suryamitra to secure a job in Solar Energy sector


Suryamitra Skill Development Programs (SSDP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has increased the target of installing 1, 00,000 MW of solar energy (SE) by 2022, much higher than previous target of 20,000 MW set by last government in 2010. The increased focus of government on renewable energy will create an employment opportunity for at least 7 Lakh people, according to Wadhwani Foundation. Thus government has launched various schemes for the creation of a skilled workforce regarding this sector.

Recently, National Institute of Solar Energy (NSNE) has launched a program focusing on creating a skilled workforce for the SE sector under the name of SSDP. This program is sponsored by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.

Main Features of SSDPs:

  • This is a free residential program where both lodging and boarding are free.
  • The program is available at various NSNE centres across the country.
  • The duration of the program is 600 hours.
  • It is expected that after successfully completion of this course – students will have a strong opportunity for employment in SE sector.
  • The students will be trained in the installation, operation and maintenance of the solar system.
  • ITI and Diploma students are preferred in this program.

This program is also designed to prepare new entrepreneurs in the SE sector.

Required Qualification:

  • 10+2
  • Not less than 18 years of age.


  • ITI and diploma holders in Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronics branches.
  • Persons belonging to rural areas.
  • Women/SC/ST candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Persons with higher qualifications are not eligible for this program.

How to Enrol:

The applicants have to contact their nearest Skill Development venues and register themselves there to avail this course.

The details of the venues can be found here.


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  1. c.sivasankara prasad

    this is the good opportunity for iti/diploma holders. iam very much intrest about solars system…….

  2. simply great. it can help in speeding up of harnessing solar.

  3. chandrashekhar ahirwar

    me solar system me carrier banana chahta hu plz share me this plan i am very in trusted

  4. Iam b.tech in electronics n communication and persuing MSc. in renewable energy from Lucknow University.Can i apply for summer training

  5. Dear sir
    It is great that we are going to give over country a better bright light and I am glad if I get the opportunity to work with our territory come on india be together.

  6. I am intrested for the solar knowladge

  7. When will be the next training session start, I am very interested about this

  8. Vitthal anandrao Shinde

    Very very good education and training solar power project future bright i am like and a every people like

  9. I am Bsc in math . can I apply this solar energy training .


    My name is P.Venkateswararao ,Iam the resident of kakinada,eastgodavri district ,andhrapradesh.INDIA.i wish to become a solar technitian to develop my self and educate my neighbours and also eductate the persons in my town about the solar and wind energy. so kindly guide me to give a training programme to me in my town or nearby any centre,because iam only the person guarding my family,so icannot move anywhere out of my town.I am the age of 49 years but Ihave energy to work and develop the subject .Iam in electronics field from 1984 to till today. Ican service any electonic equipment as my level best . so please gude me
    Thankoing you sir.

  11. Only DIPLOMA in electrical, electric or mechanical or ITI students can apply. Next session in Maharashtra is starting in 2’nd week of September 2016 at MIT polytechnic, Pune, MAHARASTRA.

  12. i am suryamitra trainer from assam plz any job.

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