Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development for any country. The National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) is a competency based framework that organizes qualifications according to a series of knowledge, skills and aptitude. The NSQF levels, graded from one to ten, are defined in terms of learning outcomes which the learner must possess regardless of whether they are obtained through formal, non formal or informal learning. National Occupational Standards (NOS) are statements of the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for effective performance in a job role and are expressed as outcomes of competent performance.
The objectives of the scheme of B.Voc degree programme are
The University Grants Commission, New Delhi has approved the B.Voc degree (Industrial Fish Processing Technology) Rs.1,04,50,000/- (Rupees One crore four lakhs and fifty thousand only). The Government of Tamil Nadu had sanctioned a budget of Rs.500.00 lakhs for the establishment of Paraprofessional Institute of Fisheries Technology.