Water Management & Plumbing Skill Council - WMPSC (formerly Indian Plumbing Skills Council - IPSC)is the apex Sector Skill Council for the Water & Plumbing Industry, operating under the aegis of National Council for Vocational Education & Training (NCVET) & National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC), initiative of the Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) to transform India as a hub for skilled manpower, as envisioned by our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. We are a not-for-profit organization that acts as an accreditation and a certifying body, working towards minimising the gap between the skilled and the unskilled plumbing workforce in India. IPSC endeavors to address these issues and bring the skill levels in our country to world standards.
Creating a Sustainable Industry Aligned Ecosystem for Robust Skill & Entrepreneurship Development in Water Technologies and Plumbing Sector to Enhance Efficiency and Global Competitiveness of Indian Industry and Workforce through National and International Collaborations in realizing Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
Creating Industry aligned National Occupational Standards and Learning Resources
Developing Quality Assessment & Certification Framework
Facilitating Research and Information Exchange
Building an Effective Industry Engagement Platform
Capacity Building Programs in TVET (technical vocational education & training) Space
Increasing Stakeholder Participation and Global Linkages
The purpose of establishing the Water Management & Plumbing Skill Council - WMPSC is to ensure that skilled & certified manpower in adequate numbers is provided across industries and to raise plumbing standards in India to global levels. It will maintain a dynamic LMIS (Labour Management Information System) to keep track of the Labour Market Skill gaps, frame Occupational Standards, facilitate development of practical and high-quality training content, ensure adequate availability of faculty through Training of Trainer initiatives, build Accreditation and Certification mechanisms and encourage capacity building through private sector participation.
The Main Promoter Of Water Management & Plumbing Skill Council - WMPSC Is Indian Council Of Sanitaryware Manufactures (INCOSAMA) Backed By Major Stakeholders Of The Plumbing Sector Viz Industry Associations Like Indian Plumbing Association (IPA), Builders Association Of India (BAI), Indian Society Of Heating, Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE),Fire And Safety Association Of India (FSAI), All India Sanitaryware Manufacturers Association (AISMA),International Copper Association India (ICAI), Association Of Architects, Builders, Interior Designers & Allied Business (ABID), Brihan Mumbai Licensed Plumbers Association (BMLPA), Major Employers From All Segments Of The Plumbing Industry Like HSIL, Jaquar, Kohler, H&R Johnson, Aquaplus, Somany Ceramics, Cera, Bathline Etc And Educational / Training Institutions Like The International Association Of Plumbing And Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), Indian Institute Of Plumbing (IIP) And Jadavpur University, Consultants Like MKG Consultants, Northern Sanitations P. Ltd. Etc.
A List Of Some Of The Major Supporters Of The WMPSC Are As Follows:
Indian Society Of Heating Refrigeration And Airconditioning Engineers (ISHRAE)
Indian Plumbing Association (IPA)
Fire And Safety Association Of India (FSAI)
International Copper Association India (ICAI)