Suryamitra Programme 


To create skilled manpower in the field of solar energy particularly in view of huge demand of trained persons to install, operate & maintain the SPV system under the National Solar Mission, Ministry launched Suryamitra Skill Development Programme in 2015 and assigned the task of coordination of the trainings to National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) for creating skilled manpower for employment in Solar Power Projects with a target to develop 50,000 Suryamitras by 2019-2020 for the country. The programme follows the M/o Skill Development & Entrepreneurship norms. So far 31,092  no.of Suryamitras have been trained upto 31st March , 2019.


The Suryamitra Skill Development Programme is designed with the objective to develop skilled and employable workforce (Suryamitras) catering to the needs of Solar PV industries. The duration of the Suryamitra Skill Development Programme is three months consisting of 600 hours including classroom training, lab practical, SPV plant exposure, On The Job Training (OJT), soft skills and entrepreneurship skills. Min. 10th Pass + ITI in Electrician/ Wireman/ Electronics Mechanic/Fitter/Sheet Metal. Each batch contains around 30 seats. At the end of the Suryamitra programme, the host institute facilitate the trainees for placement.

Suryamitra Training Centres FY  2019-20

List of Participants

 For year 2015-16

 For year 2016-17

 For year 2017-18

 For year 2018-19