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SDI Bhubaneswar (Skilling Youths for the National Cause)

The Skill India Mission is one of the flagship projects of Government of India launched under the inspirational leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to create convergence across sectors and states for youth empowerment.

To achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and MoP&NG, Government of India, has strongly urged on all the stakeholders to focus on “scaling up and speeding the Skill India Mission”.

Even before becoming in-charge of the Skill Development Ministry, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan took great interest in developing skill sets in the Hydrocarbon sector. It is under his dynamic leadership that MoP&NG  in 2016, took initiatives to setup several Skill Development Institutes for skill training of unemployed and under privileged youth.

Academy is working towards setting up of its 60 acre main campus at Jatni, land for which has already been sanctioned by the State Government.

In phase-1, till the main campus is ready for commissioning, the pilot site at Mancheswar Industrial Estate is already operational with three trade courses i.e. Industrial Electrician, Industrial Welding & Computer Data Application. Since inception, we have been nurturing the dream to become one of the most renowned Skill Development Institutes in the country.

The SDI Bhubaneswar, managed by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. is blossoming into a fine skill academy. Team SDI, Bhubaneswar is fully committed to fulfilits collective dream of making SDI as a premier skill development academy in the country.

Vision & Mission of SDI


To Work in the line of Govt of India’s Skill India objective; contributing towards reducing demand vs. supply gap of skilled manpower and empowering youth of India with internationally accepted job specific skill set.

To become an internationally acclaimed Skill Development Institution that would serve as a lands scape of skill upgradation with a patriotic prospective.

To address the challenge of imparting the skills required by growing Global economy.


To promote academic growth by offering state-of-the-art Graduate, undergraduate and vocational programmes.

To identify areas of specialization, based on an informed perception of global job market needs, upon which the institute can concentrate.

To develop human potential to its fullest extent so that rationally capable and skilful professionals can emerge in a range of professions.


Leadership Team, Training Partner, Administrative faculties and student of SDI Bhubaneswar is passionately committed to the mission of both SDI as well as Govt of India.

We nurture this commitment with honesty, hard work and team spirit.

Our Promoters

The Skill Development Institutes provide a strong framework to create a pool of skilled youth who can be gainfully employed and earn a dignified living with the right skill-sets. SDI, Bhubaneswar is the first Skill academy set up in the Hydrocarbon sector, under the aegis of MoP&NG. It is promoted by eight PSUs in the Oil and Gas sector viz. IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, HPCL, BPCL, OIL, EIL and Balmer Lawrie.

Our Leadership
Mr N.N. Rao

Mr N.N. Rao, (Chief Executive Officer)

At SDI Bhubaneswar we use latest equipment and smart classrooms for delivery of hard and soft skills training to the youth in various trades. To start with, we are offering two trades (Industrial welder and Electrician) at our pilot campus in Mancheswar. The technical training is given through the simulators and actual equipment used in the industry and is followed by rigorous assessment and certification by associated Skill Sector Councils. The skill training at SDI Bhubaneswar will help the youth to explore their full potential and equip them with greater employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

We invite the students and the industries to see the world-class facilities and capabilities of SDI Bhubaneswar, in developing readily employable skilled manpower.

Promoted by

Indian oil ONGC Bharat petroleum hp petrolium gail oil india ltd EIL Balmerol