MEPSC has been successfully incorporated as a Section - 8 (Not for Profit Company) under the Companies Act 2013 on 15th December 2015. MEPSC is being promoted by All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of management profession in India as its sole promoter. As an emerging Sector Skills Council, MEPSC is committed to create technically and professionally competent workforce and industry professionals for both national and international markets. MEPSC shall be leading skill development initiatives in four key segments of Professional Skills, Entrepreneurship Skills, Office Management skills and Training and Assessment Skills.
Anil has a diverse professional experience of more than two decades across two continents in the fields of Project Management, Operations Management including SCM, Business Development, Procurement, UN Peacekeeping Operations and Skill Development while working in challenging environments in the Corporate Sector, United Nations and Indian Army.
He blended successfully in the Corporate Sector working towards Skill Development in Construction Industry after serving in the Army for more than two decades having been commissioned in Corps of Engineers in Jun 1991. Prior to joining MEPSC, Anil was the first Head Operations of Construction Skill Development Council of India (CSDCI) for two years. He was responsible for the assessment and certification of the workers in the Construction Industry. Anil was instrumental in setting up the Construction SSC and laying down the initial foundation while interacting with multiple stakeholders including key officials from Central and State Governments, NSDC, NSDA, erstwhile DGE&T, large industry bodies, NGOs, research institute, manpower consultants, service providers / vendors etc.
A National Merit Scholarship recipient, Anil graduated from Delhi University in 1989. He obtained his B Tech (Civil) degree from College of Military Engineering, Pune in 1998 and did his Masters in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University in 2003. He has done numerous professional courses like Post Graduate Diploma in Senior Defence Management, Defence Services Staff College Course, Infantry Weapons course, Financial and MDP course in Defence Procurement. Anil has successfully tenanted numerous regimental, staff and diplomatic assignments.
Anil has commanded an elite Engineer regiment of Indian Army at Rajasthan, J&K and Himachal Pradesh from 2009-2011. He has been a Director at weapons procurement wing at Army HQ managing multi-billion US Dollar programs from 2011-2013. He has been awarded with Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card in 2007 and General Officer Commanding in Chief (Northern Command) Commendation Card in 2011 for meritorious services and exemplary devotion to duty in operational areas. He has been a United Nations Military Peacekeeper in Sudan from 2007 to 2008.
A keen sportsman, Anil has played football and hockey in Delhi University, Regimental and Academy teams at various levels. An enthusiastic adventurer Anil has pursued parasailing, river rafting and trekking.
Col Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, Retd is married and has a son and a daughter.