The MHRD has mandated NCERT for the development of curricula and courseware of NSQF courses. It is mandatory for all states to follow the curricula and courseware developed by PSSCIVE. Hence, the Institute is developing learning outcome based curricula, student workbooks, teacher handbooks for vocational courses in various sectors under NSQF under PAB. Under PAB the Institute organizes regional and national consultation meetings on Vocationalisation of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in States/UTs of under Samagra Shiksha:
The institute is also working on the implementation of the Project on Innovative Model of Vocational Education in Schools, approved by the Project Approval Board (PAB), Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Under the project, 10 schools have been selected to set up a model vocational education programme, which will impart training in two vocational subjects in a school, with a focus on the use of state of the art equipment and technology, linkages with the industry/institutions for training and additional learning hours for practical or skill development. He informed that the project will be implemented in 04 Demonstration Multipurpose Schools (DMSs) of NCERT located at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar and Mysuru and 06 Schools identified by the State Education Department of Karnataka,Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Tripura.