Cabinet approved Skill Development pact with Swiss Confederation

The Cabinet approved a skill development agreement signed between India and Swiss Confederation.

“The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of the Swiss Confederation for cooperation in skill development,” an official statement said.

The agreement was signed during the visit of a delegation led by Union Skill Development Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy to Switzerland from June 20-22, 2016.

“The MoU broadly focuses on capacity building and exchange of best practices in the area of skill development. The MoU envisions the establishment of Joint Working Group (JWG) to create, monitor and review the implementation framework for the MoU,” the statement said. The agreement will establish a framework for bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the area of skill development and will formalize and deepen this partnership, it added.

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