India International Skill Centers shall be set up through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and shall be implementing the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojona (PMKVY) and Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojona (PKVY) to youth seeking global mobility for jobs. IISC centres are equipped with lab infrastructure to provide international benchmark training and certificate programs.
IISCs shall look to develop placement linkages to international countries through direct tie ups with Employers or Recruitment Agents approved by the Ministry of External Affairs.
Empower has been allotted one centre in Allahabad on 19th Dec 2016 and it is operational. 60 students have trained in Retail and Tourism & Hospitality. Job roles are Sales Associate and F&B Steward.