NSDC International, an enabler for global skilling solutions and We One, part of DP World, signed an agreement aimed at supporting the skill development and employment opportunities for the front-line workforce. The agreement was exchanged between Honourable Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship of India, Dharmendra Pradhan, and His Excellency, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World in the august presence of Sunjay Sudhir, the Ambassador of India to the UAE and Shri Satish Kumar Sivan, the Honourable Consul General of India to Dubai along with other officials. The signing event comes in continuation of a Memorandum of Understanding inked in May 2022 between NSDC International and Hindustan Ports (a DP World Company) to establish the Skill India International Centre in Varanasi, as a global centre of excellence for skills. In line with this, DP World collaborated with NSDCI to set up the Skill India International Centre at Varanasi which provides front-line workforce with services such as skill training, counselling, mobilisation, pre-departure orientation, foreign language training, placement and immigration and post-placement support.
Speaking at the event, Honourable Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship of India, Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan highlighted that the agreement will create more avenues for global talent mobility, skilling and connecting Indian youth to relevant overseas employment opportunities. India is a reservoir of wide range of talent, he added. Shri Pradhan reaffirmed committed to fulfil aspirations of India’s youth and prepare them to drive economic prosperity, not only for India but also for global economies.