NSDC Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2022 Certification

New Delhi, April 2024.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) is proud to announce its achievement of the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification, a significant milestone underscoring its unwavering commitment to information security and excellence. This achievement exemplifies NSDC’s dedication towards stringent information security measures, guaranteeing quality standards in safeguarding information.

The ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification is a globally recognized standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), validating organizations’ ability to implement rigorous security protocols to safeguard sensitive data. Attaining this certification signifies NSDC’s dedication to upholding the highest standards of information security, fostering trust among stakeholders and partners.

In December 2022, NSDC initiated its journey towards the certification by undertaking a thorough evaluation of its Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with the rigorous standards outlined in the ISO/IEC 27001:2022. The major focus areas of the assessment included identifying and evaluating risks to NSDC’s information security, vulnerabilities, thepotential impact along with developing and executing risk treatment plans to effectively mitigate or manage these identified risks.

On this achievement, Mr. Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International, said, “At NSDC, we go beyond imparting skills, our mission is to cultivate well-rounded professionals capable of navigating the demands of future careers. And central to this mission is the steady commitment to upholding stringent security measures, ensuring the safety of individuals’ data. With this, the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification not only instills confidence in us but also marks our dedication to achieve excellence. This certification is a testament to our relentless efforts to ensure the safety and integrity of sensitive information. The attainment of this certification reaffirms NSDC’s position as a leader in the field of skill development and underscores its commitment to fostering a secure environment for all stakeholders. It signifies the culmination of 15 months of constant dedication and collective effort from the entire NSDC team.” Going forward, NSDC will implement yearly surveillance audits, ensuring sustained alignment with the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 standard. This standard sets an exemplary industry precedent, underscoring the paramount importance of prioritizing information security and data privacy in today’s digital landscape.As NSDC continues to empower individuals with essential skills for the future workforce, this certification serves as a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and security