Standard Training Assessment and Reward (STAR) Scheme was launched with the respective Sector Skill Council (SSC’s) in India under the umbrella of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to motivate nation’s youth to acquire vocational skills matching industry needs to provide them with gainful employment. The objective of this scheme is to encourage standardization in the certification process by a registry of skills. The programme also provided monetary awards for skill certification to boost employability and productivity of youth by incentivizing them for skill-basedtrainings.