Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) was established in 1996 by the Planning Commission, Government of India along with the Indian Construction Industry as the apex organization to professionalize the functioning and monitor the construction activities.
CIDC has done substantial work in promoting skill up-gradation of construction personnel in addition to procedural, bureaucratic and technological changes in Construction Industry. CIDC has been the catalyst of change and has accelerated the process of self-reform that shall enable the industry to answer the challenges of the future
Human Resource Development is a major thrust area of CIDC. A vast range of Executive Development Programs, Diploma for Army Jawans & NCOs, & Construction Workers Training are among the many programs on offer. CIDC conducts National Proficiency Evaluation Test for evaluating the technical proficiencies of Construction Professional and provides full placement assistance to its students.
CIDC has joined hands with Assam University Silchar to offer several Diploma, and Advanced Diploma programs. These programs cover various streams of Engineering, e.g. Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Trenchless Engineering, at base level, and application specializations at post and advance level. All the programs are aimed at preparing a cadre of competent manpower to meet the growing demands of Infrastructure construction sector. The programs are self financing in nature, and aim at enhancing employability of the learner. The employers too may consider sponsor these programs for their employability.