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Retailers Association's Skill Council of India

Sector Profile

The Indian retail market has been ranked the second most attractive emerging market for investment after Vietnam. The Indian retail industry is estimated to be worth Rs 13-14 lakh crore in FY 2008 .The Indian retail sector is highly fragmented in nature. The penetration of Organized Retail in the Indian market is much below the levels in other countries. Organized/Modern retailing refers to trading activities undertaken by licensed retailers and includes formats such as hypermarkets and supermarkets, and retail chains.

Organized Retail, valued at Rs 96,500 crore in 2008, accounts for around 5% of the total retail market. Organized Retail has been growing at an impressive rate of 35% to 40% Y-O-Y in the last few years compared to 9-10% growth in the overall retail industry. Traditional/unorganized retailing contributes to about 95% of total retail revenues. Traditional/unorganized retailing which involves the local kirana shops, paan /beedi shops, hand cart and pavement vendors, etc. continues to be the backbone of the Indian retail industry. India has one of the highest densities of shops per population with 1.5 crore4 small retail outlets in India (14 shops per 1,000 people).

About Retailers Association's Skill Council of India

RASCI is a not-for-profit, independent public limited organization established under Section 25 of the Companies Act. IT has been funded by the Government of India along with Equity participation from Retailer’s Association of India, Reliance Retail Ltd., Future Retail India Ltd., Shoppers Stop Ltd., Globus Stores (P) Ltd., Trent Ltd., Infiniti Retail Ltd. and Connaught Plaza Restaurant (P) Ltd. to function as the Apex Skill Development Council for the Retail Industry.RASCI is a collaborative and comprehensive source of retail expertise and independent advice for industry, training organizations, educational institutions, certifying bodies, employees, students or jobseekers about skills development in the retail industry.

Contact Information
CEO/COO: Mr. James Raphael
Email:james.raphael@rasci.in
SPOC: R. Subramanian
Email:affiliations@rasci.in
Address: 703-704 Sagar Tech Plaza - A,
Andheri-Kurla Road,Sakinaka Junction,
Sakinaka, Andheri (E),
Mumbai-400 072, Maharashtra
Phone: (022) 40058210-5
Grievance Cell Member:
Kumar Rajagopalan :kumar@rai.net.in
K Radhakrishnan : k.radhakrishnan@futuregroup.in
James Raphael : james.raphael@rasci.in

Qualification Packs


Cashier

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0102
  • Job Role:
  • Cashier
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position service and process all customer transactions through various tenders whilst adhereing to accounting principles

Departmental Manager Level 6

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0106
  • Job Role:
  • Departmental Manager Level 6
  • NVQF Level:
  • 6
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position is responsible for achieving business goals for the business unit through planning, organizing, controlling and reporting store performance.

Training Partners

Distributor Salesman

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0604
  • Job Role:
  • Distributor Salesman
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position interact with trade / retailers to understand their needs to service them with sales relevant product offerings whilst working cordially within the team and the trade.They also carry out sell out operations like displaying products & merchandise and ensure right producti

Sales Associate Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0104
  • Job Role:
  • Sales Associate Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position interact with customers by giving specialized service and product demonstrations to maximise business in a retail environment whilst striving for continous improvements in levels of services rendered.

Training Partners

Store Ops Assistant

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0101
  • Job Role:
  • Store Ops Assistant
  • NVQF Level:
  • 1
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position receive, move, store and deliver products whilst working cordially within the team and retail organisation

Team Leader Level 5

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0105
  • Job Role:
  • Team Leader Level 5
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position need to be responsible for planning store sales on a daily / weekly / monthly basis by organizing staff and resources to accomplish sales and productivity targets.

Training Partners

Trainee Associate Level 3

  • Pack Code:
  • RAS/Q0103
  • Job Role:
  • Trainee Associate Level 3
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Individuals in this position display merchandise and interact with customers to understand their needs to service them with sales of relevant product offerings whilst working cordially within the team and retail organisation.

Training Partners