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Centre approves Indian Skill Development Service


Government Press Release Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India
Centre approves Indian Skill Development Service
  • Intake of officers would be through an All-India Examination conducted by UPSC. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Based on the proposal received from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MOSDE), a new Service , – Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS) was formed with the approval of the Cabinet on 08.10.2016 for the Training Directorate of the MOSDE (erstwhile Directorate General of Employment & Training under the Ministry of Labour & Employment).

Intake of officers would be through an All-India Examination conducted by UPSC.

Posts of all the Central Group 'A' Services are at the disposal of the Central Govt. and hence do not belong to any State. As on 01.01.2017, total duty posts in Allied Services (Excluding All India Services and Indian Ordnance Factories Service) is 17,587 as per detail below:

S.No.

Name of Service

Total Duty Posts

1.

Indian Audit & Accounts Service

695

2.

Indian Civil Accounts Service

184

3.

Indian Revenue Service ( Customs & Central Excise)

5592

4.

Indian Defence Accounts Service

557

5.

Indian Defence Estate Service

189

6.

Indian Foreign Service

639

7.

Indian Information Service

573

8.

Indian Postal Service

475

9.

Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service

420

10.

Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax)

4921

11.

Indian Railways Accounts Service

898

12.

Indian Railway Personnel Service

491

13.

Indian Railways Traffic Service

1076

14.

Indian Trade Service

168

15.

Railways Protection Force

417

16.

Indian Corporate Law Service

292

Total

17587

Since 2014, three new Services in the name of Indian Enterprise Development Service under M/o MSME, Indian Petroleum and Explosive Safety Service under M/o Commerce and Indian Naval Material Management Service under M/o Defence have been formed.


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