Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship minister Dharmendra Pradhan today revealed a big decision by PM Narendra Modi led government that three lakh Indian youths will be trained in Japan in next 3 years. Briefing the media after the Union Cabinet meet, Pradhan said an MoC will be signed between India and Japan on establishing a liquid, flexible and global LNG Market, as per ANI. Pradhan confirmed that ‘SANKALP’ – Skills Acquisition & Knowledge for Livelihood Promotion & ‘STRIVE’ – Skill strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement schemes have been approved.
The Minister said the Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on the ‘Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)’. “TITP is an ambitious program to send one Lakh Indian technical interns to Japan for on the job training for a period of three to five yrs,” Pradhan said in a tweet. He said the youth will sent for training in the next three years with Japanese financial assistance.”Each skilled youth going there will have a tenure of 3-5 years. These youth will work in the Japanese ecosystem and get employment opportunities there along with accommodation facility,” the minister said, as per PTI.
Pradhan said that about 50,000 of them may also get jobs in Japan. The selection of the youth will be done in a transparent manner according to Japanese requirements. “When these youth return from Japan they will contribute to our industry as well,” the minister said.
Cabinet has also approved change in status of International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities to be an Inter-Governmental Organisation. “Memorandum of Understanding to be signed between SEBI and Financial Services Commission (FSC), Gibraltar” Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.