India-UAE discuss bilateral engagements in skill development & entrepreneurship
Varanasi, May 12 (KNN) The Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship & SMEs, UAE chaired bilateral discussions on Thursday about exploring ways to further revitalize the engagements between the countries in skill development & entrepreneurship.
Agreeing to develop and strengthen comprehensive institutional framework for engaging all relevant stakeholders to scale up skills-based cooperation, both the parties emphasised on up-skilling of workforce, training of trainers, facilitating exchange programmes and apprenticeship engagement.
The discussion was followed after signing of the MoU between NSDC International (NSDCI) and the Indian unit of DP World, Hindustan Ports Private Limited to develop a Skill India International Centre at Varanasi.
To skill Indian youth for pursuing overseas employment opportunities in logistics, port operations and allied areas is the main aim of the centre.
Skill India International Centre at Varanasi will impart skilling as per international standards, preparing the candidates for global markets.
The MoU was exchanged between Ved Mani Tiwari, Director, NSDC International and Mohammed Al Muallem, Executive Vice President, DP World and Director, HPPL. (KNN Bureau)