Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Department


A new Department of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood (SDEL) was created vide Government order number DPAR 164 SAS 2016, dated 24-09-2016.

This department has been created with the sole motive of enhancing employment opportunities and bringing all skill development programmes under one roof.

The government of Karnataka has set up the District Skill Development Office at the district level to help the youth to acquire necessary skills and expertise to increase their employability. Its aim is to undertake the functions of monitoring, implementation and promotion of all skill development initiatives in the district.

Office Address

District Skill Development Office, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Department, 4th Main, 1st Cross, Bandigowda Layout, Mandya – 571401

Officer Name Designation Contact Number
Sri. Nagananda R District Skill Development Officer 8762506803
Sri. D.H Shivakumar Assistant Director 9844247826
Dr. AnithapriyaGovias Assistant Statistical Officer 08232-295910