China to help set up skill development institute - Lok Bharti

China to help set up skill development institute

China to help set up skill development institute

China to help set up skill development institute

India and China have signed an agreement to establish a skill and entrepreneurship development institute in Gujarat, the state government said.

Gujarat to get cooperation from China in setting up a national-level skill development institute and development of the GIFT City as it bagged one of the MoUs signed on the second day of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Anandiben Patel to China. A total of 24 MoUs worth $10 billion were signed between India and China in Beijing.

Under the MoU signed between the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of India and the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security of People’s Republic of China, an action plan on cooperation in setting up of Mahatma Gandhi National Institution for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will be done.

The new institute will come up either in Ahmedabad or Gandhinagar. “It is will be one of its kind in India. The idea is to promote skill development and entrepreneurship for creation of more jobs in coming days,” said Vijay Rupani, Labour and Employment Minister, Gujarat. The MoU has been signed at the time when skill development has been given special thrust by the one-year-old Narendra Modi government to promote its ‘Make in India’ project.

(Source: NDTV, Indian express)

Compiled by Kanika Yadav