Hiring of CA firms for Management Audit of Third Party – ‘Training Partners’


Reference No.: EOI/I&I/2018/0027
This is a Re-Advertisement of “EOI/I&I/2018/0027 - Hiring of CA firms for Management Audit of Third Party – ‘Training Partners’, opening date – 04th Sep 2018, Last date of proposal submission – 15th Sep 2018 which was extended for 2 days i.e 21st Sep 2018.

1. NSDC provides funding to the private sector enterprises, training & skill development organizations, industry bodies/ associations, social entrepreneurs and NGOs (hereinafter referred to as “Partners”) for building scalable & for‐profit vocational/ skills training initiatives and promoting innovative models in the skill development space. The financing initiatives
provide viability gap funding to private players through:

  • Loans
  • Equity
  • Grants

In order to fulfill its objectives, NSDC solicits and funds proposals that have sustainable business models catering to sectors with unmet needs serving high growth sectors, unorganized sectors or training to develop the skill ecosystem. NSDC assistance (Equity/ Grant/ Loan) is sanctioned to any form of legal entity including but not limited to Company/ Society / Trust as per the process and applicable laws and guidelines. The monitoring policy requires third party management audit of the funded entity after one year of funding. In all about 182 Training Partners (TPs) are covered for third party management audit for a period since inception. For administrative and logistics convenience they have been categorized in following zones:

North Zone

No. of TPs- 56, States- Delhi NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh

South Zone

No. of TPs-52, States- Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana

West Zone

No. of TPs- 36, States- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan,

East Zone

No. of TPs- 30, States- Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Nagaland, Odisha, West Bengal

Central Zone

No. of TPs- 8, States- Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh,

2. NSDC invites C&AG empaneled CA firms (Consultants) for Third Party Audit of Training
3. The duration of the empanelment is 2 years from the date of signing the contract. The draft
Terms of Reference (ToR) is appended below.

For more details contact:

National Skill Development
Corporation 301, 3rd Floor, West, Wing, Worldmark – 1, Aerocity, New Delhi – 110037

National Skill Development Corporation