The Centre for Skill Development Training (CSDT) under the onus of Rama Devi Women's University has been established with a grant of Rs. 90 Lakhs from the Higher Education Department, Govt. of Odisha. The Centre aims at training the undergraduate and post- graduate students of the University to develop technical skills & behavioral traits in their respective domain. The skill training include but not limited to the development of strategic communication skills, grooming skills, professional etiquettes, leadership qualities, customer service skills, financial literacy, IT skills, health hygiene & sanitation and entrepreneurial skills as per the requirements of different domains. The expected end outcome of the skill training is a possible employment in their respective domain after graduation or to inspire students to take more advanced specialized training which can result in employment or self- employment.
The centre has signed an MOU with Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Bhubaneswar to impart skill training in seven skill courses:
256 students have been certified by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) after successful completion of the skill training courses in 2019-20. The Centre aims at introducing many other skill development courses in subsequent years for women students based on feasibility and scope for employability.