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Cabinet approves India-Belarus MoU for Skill development

Updated: Oct 12, 2017 09:54:56am

Cabinet approves India-Belarus MoU for Skill development

New Delhi, Oct 12 (KNN) The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between India and Belarus for cooperation in the areas of vocational education and skill development that was signed earlier, recently got the approval by the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

This is the first time that a MOU has been signed with a Eurasian country in this field. The memorandum was signed on 12th September, 2017 during the visit of President of Belarus, Mr. Alexander Lukashenko to India.

According to the agreement Belarus will provide vocational educational and advisory services in the areas of manufacturing, construction,electric power production,transport and also internships for vocational education and training managers.

Knowledge on emerging technologies, training and evaluation methodologies, will also be shared by Belarus as a part of the memorandum.

Also under the MoU, Institutional partnerships between Republican Institute for Vocational Education" (RIPO), Belarus and Directorate General of Training would be established for the transfer of technology.

According to the government, the transfer of technological know-how and skilling methodology is likely to help the government's schemes including "Make in India" and "Skill India". (KNN/AG)


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