With an aim to develop a Skill India International Centre at Varanasi, NSDC International (NSDI) has partnered with the Indian unit of DP World, Hindustan Ports Private Limited. The MoU was signed even to skill Indian youth for pursuing overseas employment opportunities in logistics, port operations and allied areas. Skilling will be imparted as per international standards and preparing the candidates for global markets.
Up-skilling of workforce and develop entrepreneurship
Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan and Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, UAE has explored ways to further develop bilateral engagements in skill development and entrepreneurship. The MoU has been agreed by two sides to scale up skills-based cooperation, including in up-skilling of workforce, training of trainers, facilitating exchange programmes and apprenticeship engagement. There has also been a discussion for liberalising the process of assessment and certification of Indian workforce and to ensure greater mobility for them.
Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
“India is a valuable partner to United Arab Emirates and other countries across the world. The government is working to fulfill the aspirations of India’s youth and prepare them for the future of work. It is also creating a reliable, qualified and an able workforce that will drive economic success, not only for India but for other economies of the world too. Skill India Mission aims to bring economic prosperity and provide novel opportunities to the country’s youth.”
Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Hon’ble Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, UAE
“This association will help accelerate skills development amongst both countries youth and will be beneficial in addressing and meeting the emerging skills needed by both economies labour markets. I congratulate both NSDCI and DP World for this intent of cooperation to build a future ready skilled workforce. This MoU will further strengthen the relationship between UAE and India and help enhance workforce productivity.”
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A high-quality training has been aimed to Indian youth by Skill India International Centres. They will host training facilities as per the demand of international employers in countries like United Arab Emirates (UAE), Canada, Australia and other GCC regions. The Skill India International Centres will also have a wide network of partnering organisations and they will have services such as mobilisation, counselling, skill training, pre-departure orientation, foreign language training, placement and immigration and post-placement support.