The Government of India in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship have had under consideration the question of further improving skill training and apprenticeship training and ensure effective integrated development and monitoring of these programmes at State level. After careful consideration, it has been decided to set up Regional Directorates of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (RDSDEs) for each State / UT. Proposed RDSDEs as per territorial jurisdictions , would subsume the existing activities, personnel, assets and liabilities including lands and buildings of erstwhile Regional Directorates of Apprenticeship Trainings (RDATs) located at Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Faridabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata and Mumbai and hence office of RDATs would cease to exist. However, the existing Central Field Institutes viz; National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs) / NSTI (W) would be an integrated subordinate formation under respective RDSDEs. Heads of RDSDE would be known as Regional Director and there would not be any separate post of Directors for CFIs. RDSDEs would be Attached Offices of the Ministry. 2. Details of RDSDEs along with their territorial jurisdiction are given in Annexure-I and functions assigned to RDSDEs are given in Annexure-II. Separate order would be issued designating the Regional Directors of RDSDEs as Regional Apprenticeship Advisor in terms of Section 27 of the Apprentices Act, 1961.
RDSDE, Uttar Pradesh is implementing and monitoring various schemes as per gazette notification. There are 70 Central government establishments, 73 CPSU, and 11 PAN India & Establishments dealing with natural resources under the purview of the State for implementation of apprenticeship training in designated trades. RDSDE UP is also responsible to coordinate with Department of Employment and Training, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in implementing the DGT guidelines for ITI ecosystem and Central sponsored Schemes .