Formation of Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)

Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (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.

The Skills Council is being steered by senior industry captains and experienced thought leaders. Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Sr Vice President, AIMA and Joint Managing Director Hero MotoCorp Ltd is leading this initiative as Chairman of the Council. Mr. Munjal is also a member of Prime Minister's Council on Trade & Industry and has been involved in areas of skill development, vocational training, CSR and tribal development.

The MEPSC Board is comprised of several equally renowned and experienced business leaders, academicians, NSDC and Ministry officials.

Mr Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education has been appointed as the Vice Chairman. Other members on the MEPSC Board include Mr Jayant Krishna, Managing Director & CEO, NSDC; Mr Firdose Vandrevala, Executive Vice Chairman, Essar Steel Ltd; Mr HM Nerurkar, Chairman of Mining SSC; Ms Preetha Reddy, MD, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd; Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman, Healthcare SSC; Prof Dr Ashish Nanda, Director, IIM Ahmedabad; Mr Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder and Executive Vice Chairman of Info Edge (India); Prof Dr Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies; Mr Richard Rekhy , CEO, KPMG India; Ms Rekha Sethi, Director General, AIMA; Mr. Y.K. Upadhyay, National President, Indian Society for Training and Development; Dr Sunil Abrol, President, Institute For Consultancy and Productivity Research and Lt Gen Dr S P Kochhar, CEO Telecom Sector Skill Council. Col. (retd) Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MEPSC.

MEPSC successfully organised and conducted its first Board of Directors and Board of Governors Meeting on 14th January 2016 at its registered office, Management House, 14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road.

MEPSC shall be leading skill development initiatives in four key segments of management support functions eg. HR, Administration, Receptionist, Public Relations etc., Behavioural Skills (Soft/Generic Skills component of all job roles across sectors), Professional Skills (Entrepreneurship skills, Employability skills etc) and Management Services Functions (Training, Assessment, Consultancy etc).

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