Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for Bakers in India

Assocom-India launches RPL for Bakers

Assocom Bakery Skiling

Assocom India under partnership with National Skill Development Corporation of India under Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojna 2 (PMKVY 2) is providing with nationally recognised certification based on experience, knowledge and skills of bakery workers.  It is referred as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  The RPL will be around the country.  First in series RPL was successfully conducted in partnership with Tamilnadu Bakers’ Federation of India. It will in other states in association with Bakery Association of Kerela (BAKE) and Gujarat Bakery Federation India (GFBI).  In series,  Assocom – India has also entered into an agreement with corporates including ITC Ltd. (Food Division) to faciliate RPL for their workers.

The programme aims to impart skills training for existing workers to align the competencies of the unregulated workforce to the NSQF under PMKVY 2.0 RPL scheme. RPL focuses on enhancing the career/employability opportunities of an individual as well as provide alternative routes to higher education. It also envisages providing opportunities for reducing inequalities based on privileging certain forms of knowledge over others. It is a process of assessment of an individual's prior learning to give due importance to learning as an outcome rather than learning as a process.

The RPL is an initiative National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2.0, the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India

Raj Kapoor, Managing Director

RPL qualification may help bakers

· change careers

· gain a promotion

· ensure job security

· comply with industry standards and licensing requirements


Assocom-India has established India's Largest and State-of-the-Art Bakery Technology & Management Institute in Greater Noida, NCR Delhi, India in 2013. Assocom Institute of Bakery Technology and Management (AIBTM) is India's first state-of-the-art institute dedicated to education, training and research in bakery science, technology & management.

For Details Contact:

Raj Kapoor, Managing Director

Assocom-India Pvt. Ltd.

Assocom Institute of Bakery Technology and Management (AIBTM)

30/25, Knowledge Park 3, Greater Noida -201 306, NCR Delhi

Tell. 91-120-2428802 (Direct), +91-120-2428800


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Source: Assocom India Pvt. Ltd

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