Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), under Department of Labour, a Government of Kerala undertaking has established Indian Institute of Infrastructure & Construction (IIIC) at Chavara in Kollam District.
The objective of IIIC is to conduct courses for the skill development of workers and managers in the infrastructure and construction sectors. With its strong experience in the construction sector, ULCCS is ideally positioned to take the lead in transforming IIIC into a state-of-the-art skill institute.
ULCCS has established a separate division namely UL Education to promote higher education, skill development, entrepreneurship and to improve employability with collaborators from across the globe. In India, there is a growing awareness about the need for skill development. ULCCS intends to improve employability through appropriate skilling process with industry interface across the globe.
To become an Institution par excellence, generating skilled and trained youth for the sustainable development at the National & International level by promoting research activities.
National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship envisage that India is one of the youngest nations in the world with more than 62% of its population in the working age group (15-59 years), and more than 54% of its total population below 25 years of age.
To reap this demographic dividend which is expected to last for next 25 years, India needs to equip its workforce with employable skills and knowledge so that they can contribute substantively to the economic growth of the country.