Dr. Hema Divakar, as State representative for HSSC KARNATAKA

Dr hema divakar is forging partnerships with various professional organisations to co create fast track skill transfer courses to be accredited and certified by hsssc. Her organisation artist is an institutional affiliate and empannelled training partner.


HSSC has initiated the following SKILL TRANSFER COURSES and successfully conducted pilot batches – ready to scale

1k maternal healthcare workers to undergo training

BENGALURU: With an aim to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates, training of 1,000 frontline maternal healthcare workers in Karnataka is being streamlined as part of ‘Vision 2022 Skill India’. Dr Hema Divakar, Chairperson, ARTIST for Her (Asian Research and Training Institute for SkillTransfer), said, “The initiative will help imbibe technical, operational, and communication skills in frontline workers and also reduce the quality and quantity gaps in healthcare. There is a need for one million healthcare workers to oversee 30 million deliveries in India.” A budget of Rs 1 crore has been allocated to train the 1,000 frontline maternal healthcare workers and the project is expected to be completed in six months. Later, the target will be scaled up to one million frontline workers across the country. ENS

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Assistant to maternal and newborn care

Finishing school for nurses

Anemia Mukt Bharat

Swasthya Sakhi 242 community volunteers and staff nurses enroled

Communication skills for patient facilitator

Matru Sakhi - skills in birth planning and lactation care

Updates on the 3 major projects that HSSC KA is focusing on:

Future Courses


The Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) is a non-statutory certifying body registered under the Societies Registration Act. 1860 as a not-for –profit organization. HSSC is promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and healthcare providers representing both public and private sector. The aim of the council is to provide quality education and skill development in healthcare sector in the country.
The council is also implementing the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) for the healthcare sector.
The Council is also implementing Standards, Training, and Accreditation & Reward (STAR) scheme of Government of India. Under the STAR Scheme, HSSC has introduced the training programme in affiliated institutes and completed the assessment and certification of approximately 1200 trainees / students.

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