Vocational and skill training

We partnered with National
Skill Development Corporation
in 2015 to roll out

training for school and college students

The institutional training
division is dedicated to
provide training and

corporate training

Corporate training programs
are often competency based
and related to the essential

project english

As per a recent article in “The
Times of India” about 30 crore
people still live in extreme

Vision and Mission

SKILL’EM (A Unit of Dinabandhu Foundation envisages an inclusive growth-oriented society where people live with dignity, happiness having focus on holistic development through activities based on Education (research in primary, secondary, graduate and post graduate levels in adult education, vocational education, technical education, computer and management education and allied fields), Health, Livelihood, Environment and other related fields that need attention.

To enhance the process of development by addressing various issues and challenges through research, wide range of welfare activities, empowering various vulnerable groups through knowledge, capacity building and skill development.

Focus Sectors

health care
power and energy
green job
electronics and hardware


Microsoft Digital AI Lab (Setup in 10 Centers in India)
CISCO’s “thingQbator” innovation makers space IOT (Setup Only in 5 Centers in India)
UI Paths Center of Excellence for Robotics Process Automation (RPA) (First Such Center in India)
“Cyber Security & Forensics” Center of Excellence by Center for Development of Advanced
Computing (C-DAC), Govt. of India
Microchip’s Center of Excellence for VLSI & Embedded System
A National MEMS Design Center (NMDC) in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 
SPARC Center for Advanced Survey Techniques like GPS and DGPS, Drone Survey, Remote Sensing and GIS
Power System Analysis and Providing Industry Solutions through MI-Power of PRDC Bengaluru
Center for Advanced Manufacturing Process like 3D Printing, CNC programming Operation and Industry 4.0

Our Management

Dr. B. B. Panigrahi IRS (Retd)

Chief Executive Officer

smt smitarani Panigrahi

Managing Trustee