Technical Manpower Features
Some of the important features of technical manpower in India are –
- There are around 13 million people who join the workforce of technical manpower in the country annually.
- Workforce should be adequately skilled to realize the demographic dividends.
- Scale as well as scope of skill building required is outlined in National Skill development Policy.
- Understanding the requirements of the skilled technical persons in the country, National Skill Development Corporation has been formed to support skill development initiatives.
- Overall objective of the policy is to enhance the number of skilled persons to 500 million by 2022.
Filling Out the Gaps
For filling out the gaps between the demand and supply of skilled manpower in the country, many agencies have come up and are bidding on the technical manpower tenders for supply of manpower. Major tasks that are accomplished by them are filling out the gaps in the demand and supply of the technical manpower in the country.
Major Sources of Tenders
Some of the major sources of technical manpower tenders in the country are –
- Government of India.
- State Governments.
- Public sector undertakings at center and state levels.
- Various industries, especially construction and IT industries.
Factors Influencing the Tenders
Some of the factors that influence the floating of technical manpower tender notice are as follows –
- Identification of key sectors where technical manpower is required and analysis of macro-environment as well as competitiveness of key sectors where such manpower is required.
- Analyzing the demand and supply gap between human resources in key sectors.
- Identifying the reasons for bottlenecks in supply of technical manpower in key sectors.
- Likely requirements and potential demands for skills in key sectors.
- Final analysis of skill gap in the present and coming future.
Major Areas of Technical Manpower Tenders
Some of the major areas of technical manpower tenders are –
- Construction and building industries.
- Automobile and auto component industries.
- Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries.
- Educational and skill development industries.
- Banking, insurance, and financial industries.
- Electronics hardware and IT industries.
- Food processing and cold chain refrigeration industries.
- Furniture and furnishing industries.
- Gems and jewelries industry.
- Health care services industries.
- Media entertainment, broadcasting, content creation, and animation industries.
- Unorganized domestic sector.
- Organized retail sector.
- Real estate services.
- Textiles, apparels, and garments.
- Tourism and hospitality services, and travel trade.
- Transportation, logistics, warehousing, and packaging.
Scope in the market is huge but the requirements for the bidder is to scan the environment and competitiveness analysis, mapping of human resources and skills and finding out the best avenues for bidding and winning the tenders.