To ensure effective integrated development and monitoring of Skill Training and Apprenticeship training at the state level, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India has decided to set up REGIONAL DIRECTORATE OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (RDSDE) for each State / UT.
Accordingly, for the state of Bihar, RDSDE has been established since December 2018. The existing Central Field Institute viz; National Skill Training Institute for Women, Patna has become an integrated subordinate formation under this RDSDE. Head of RDSDE is known as "Regional Director". RDSDE, Bihar, is the attached Office of the Ministry Skill Development. The Regional Director of RDSDE, Bihar is also designated as Regional Apprenticeship Advisor in terms of Section 27 of the Apprentices Act, 1961.