Human Resource & Skill Development Program

Human Resource Development is one of the major factors of any organization to cope up with the latest technological development for improving the functioning and quality of working and to tune the employees from time to time. To achieve this, various functional components of any organization with respect to administrative, scientific and technological aspects are to be kept up dated. This requires time to time training on personality development, latest scientific knowledge and acquaintance with the real time technological development etc. in relation to the structure of an organization. The Council has scientific, technical and administrative setup to deal with various programmes . Looking to the component, the HRD is committed to coordinate at state/national and in some cases international level training Institutes/Organisations to keep staff of the Council up dated and to send them for training. Apart from this, in house training is also being organized. The training is given by national experts to enhance the skill and working efficiency of the staff.


  • To assist in proper planning, development and management of human resource of Council.
  • Exposure to latest technical research in science and technology.
  • To enhance capability and skill.
  • Enhancing quality of work culture resulting in speedy work.
  • To develop human resource in the field of science and technology
  • Responsibility of management and co-ordination of programmes related to human resource development in Council projects.
  • Development of knowledge and skill in Madhya Pradesh.


  • To organize official work and financial related training for scientists/officers and supporting staff of the council.
  • Presentation of research work by distinguished technical subject expert before officers/scientists.
  • Presentation of research and development (R &D) activities by the Council’s scientist.
  • To ensure the utilization of the available meritorious staff of the council.
  • To set up international level virtual classroom for organizing training programmes. Also this classroom is having latest equipment like electronic board, electronic panel, projection system etc. It would be linked to all regional extension centers through video conference facility shortly.
  • Training related to scientific awareness.
  • Skill development related training at the rural level.
  • To organize S&T research training programme for different government department.
  • To prepare a plan/calendar of various training programmers of the council.

Skill Development Program at MPCST

Government of India has a target to prepare the 50 million technically trained manpower in the 11th Five Year Plan under National Policy on Skill Development by the year 2022. To meet this goal, the state government's role is vital. To meet national skills development policy objectives at the national level headed by the Prime Minister in the National Skill Development Council has been established as the apex institution and has been registered as the non - profit company to promote skills development under the supevision of Vice Chairman of Planning Commission of the National Skill Development Corporation. To implement the scheme successfully in state Madhya Pradesh Govt. has established a separate Department named as Madhya Pradesh Council of Vocational Education and Training under Technical Education and Training Department of GoMP. Apart from the dept of Technical Education and Training, 25 other department are participating from govt. of Madhya Pradesh in which Dept. of Science and Technology is one of them and MPCST is implementing scheme on behalf of S&T Department.


  • To promote skill development
  • Organize training programmes in different disciples of science.

Skill Development Activities

The following areas of training programmes have been organised under Skill Development Scheme by M.P. Council of Science & Technology (Department of Science & Technology), Bhopal during 2012-13

  1. Remote Sensing & Allied : The following areas are covered in the training programme organised under this specialization for students preferably Under Graduates in Allied area and Government Officials of PHED, PWD etc:
    • Basics of Remote Sensing,
    • Geographical Information System
    • Geographical Position System
    • Geospatial Technology
    • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
    • Site Identification for various purposes
  2. Biotechnology & Tissue Culture: In this specialization UG Students, Research Scholars, Faculties of Colleges/Universities are benefited by various training programmes organised on following topics:
    • Molecular Biology
    • DNA Finger Printing
    • DNA Sequencing
    • Microbial Technology
    • Polymerized Chain Reaction
    • Animal & Plant Tissue Culture 
  3. Quality Assurance Training Program: Various specialized instruments are available in the Lab, to organise the training programmes on these topics for UG, PG Students:
    • High performance thin layer chromatography
    • Water Quality Testing
    • Soil Quality Testing
    • Advance Instrumentation & related areas.
  4. Training Program for Artisans & Farmers: MPCST, Bhopal is organizing training programs for artisans of different trades and farmers especially for SC, ST, Backward Classes, Women and developing various clusters:
    • Organic Farming
    • Vermicomposting
    • Mushroom Cultivation
    • Silk Culture
    • Lakh Culture
    • Bee Keeping
    • Bamboo Products Making
    • Jute Products Making
    • Leather Goods
    • Pottery etc.
  5. Training by Distance Learning: Various scientific programmes are organised via Distance Learning through Satellite Communication (VSAT) from Vigyan Prasar, DST, GOI & IIRS, DOS, Dehradun.

Eligibility for Programme

Eligibility for various skill development programme:

1. Recent Advances in Microbial Technology M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
2. Applications of DNA Fingerprinting in Conservation Biology M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
3. Applications of DNA Fingerprinting in Conservation Biology M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
4. HPTLC based Qualitative & Quantitative Estimation of Secondary Metabolites in Plants M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
5. Advanced Instrumental Methods Training Programme Post Graduate
6. Water Quality Monitoring Methods Graduation & above
7. Disaster Management Higher Secondary and above
8. Basics of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS Graduation and above
9. Short Term Training Program on Polymerase Chain Reaction M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
10. Training Program on Microbiology Technology M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
11. Leather Footwear & Sports Shoes Makers – LEA106 5th pass
12. Molecular Techniques in Species Identification, Biodiversity Conservation & Phylogenetics Faculty
13. UV-VIS Spectrophotometer Instrumental Component & Principle of the Operation for Characterizations UG, PG
14. Geo-web Service Technology & Applications UG
15. Hands on training Program on molecular biology techniques College University Faculties
16. Organic Farming for Biodiversity conservation No Bar
17. Self Employment Course for Mushroom Cultivation No Bar
18. Advanced Instrumentation Methods Faculty, R /S, M.Sc., M. Ph, M.Tech and B.Tech
19. High performance thin layer chromatography M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Pharma
20 Leather Footwear & Sports Shoes Makers – LEA106 5th pass