A Skill India International Center will be developed in Varanasi to train Indian youth to pursue overseas employment in logistics, port operations and related fields. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between NSDC International (NSDCI) and the Indian unit of DP World, Hindustan Ports Private Limited.
The centers aim to impart skills to international standards and prepare candidates for global markets, it said. It will host training facilities, providing skills as per the demand of international employers in countries like United Arab Emirates (UAE), Canada, Australia and other GCC regions.
The Skill India International Centers will also have several partner organizations and foreign recruiters to facilitate the supply of skilled and certified labor in other countries, NSDCI said. These partner organizations will work with NSDCI to pool demand from overseas markets. The centers will have services such as mobilization, counseling, skills training, pre-departure orientation, foreign language training, placement and immigration and post-placement support.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan who attended the occasion underlined that India is a valuable partner for the United Arab Emirates and other countries around the world. He said the government is working to fulfill the aspirations of the Indian youth and prepare them for the future of work.
The government is creating a reliable, qualified and capable workforce that will drive economic success not only for India but also for other economies of the world, the minister added. He also stressed that given the existing strong ties between India and the UAE, this will be another successful partnership that will deepen our relationship. Skill India Mission aims to bring economic prosperity and provide new opportunities to the youth of the country, he said.
dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of Entrepreneurship and SMEs, emphasizes the importance of skilled professionals in the UAE and said: “This association will help accelerate skills development among young people in both countries and will be helpful in addressing and meeting the emerging skills needed by both economies labor markets.I congratulate both NSDCI and DP World on this intention of working together to build a future proof skilled workforce.This Memorandum of Understanding will further strengthen the relationship between the UAE and India and improve the productivity of help staff improve.”
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