The Government of Kerala has set up Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) with an objective of skilling the young workforce of Kerala and elevating their skills to global standards for employment. TP Ramakrishnan, Minister for Labour and Skills, Government of Kerala has taken this initiative.
KASE would guide, coordinate, monitor and evaluate skilling initiatives and bring all skill development activities of the State under one umbrella. To achieve this, the Government has approved the KASE proposal for a focused, integrated skill continuum with the following features:
The skill programme is governed by an Administrative Framework for Governance
SSDM is the Skill Secretariat
World Skill Lyceum, a think tank for the Skill Secretariat