Rajiv heads the newly formed vertical at NSDC to mobilize Private Sector Funds into NSDC via various products and services under Reimbursable Skill Advisory Services (RSAS). The various Private Sector Organizations covered under RSAS are Private Universities, Leading Corporates – both Indian and of Foreign Origin, Chamber of Commerce of other countries so hence and so forth.
The other responsibilities of Rajiv are leading the Education Services where the endeavor is to integrate skills both in schools and in higher education with Industry support, Training of Trainers and Udaan (Ministry of Home Affairs scheme to skill and make J&K youth employable)
In his earlier assignment at NSDC, as Head of Standards and Quality Assurance, he was instrumental in formation of new Sector Skill Councils and managing relationship with them. Some of the niche works were creation of 1800 plus Qualification Packs and National Occupational Standards across 38 Sectors, Development of Curriculum and Content for 250 plus job roles which form the backbone of PMKVY trainings in the country, Training of Trainers, Benchmarking of Indian Standards with that of our countries – notable being UK and Australia. In addition, he and his team worked very closely with Central Ministries, State Governments, State School Boards, Universities, Skill Missions, AICTE, UGC etc. to ensure curriculum alignment and NOS based Assessment and Certification done by the Sector Skill Councils in partnership with the respective entities.