The Virtual Global Skill Summit VGSS was held on June 28th to October . The summit was co chaired by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of Comm

First Virtual Global Skill Summit Co-Chaired by Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal To Promote Overseas Mobility

To support the international mobility of the skilled workforce, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), Ministry of Education (MoE), and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) have organized the first Virtual Global Skill Summit in New Delhi.The summit was co-chaired by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal.The Virtual Global Skill Summit (VGSS) was held on June 28th to October, focusing on skill harmonization and benchmarking of qualifications, quality standardization, capacity building, and knowledge exchange in order to enhance global mobility, employmentability, and readiness for the youth to participate in the global workforce.Shri Piyush Goyal said that it is remarkable to see the whole government scheme work together today, with all ministries and India Missions working together on a single platform, fostering innovation through skill transfer and driving partnerships supporting global skill transfer.

Mr Goyal also stressed that serious negotiations must be undertaken for dual degree and joint degree programs.This would result in the development of new opportunities for Indian youth to work abroad.He said that on-the-job training must be encouraged and that the ability to perform should be maintained.He said that this is a good time to organize this summit and that skill development could be the basis for an Aatmanibhar Bharat.
India has a large opportunity to meet the global demand for skilled labor as we fully align ourselves with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modis 3T philosophy focusing on Trade, Tourism, and Technology.India has emerged as a natural leader thanks to our inherent ability to adapt to technology in the digital economy and industrial revolution 4.0.India has the ability to be the skill capital of the world thanks to our efforts to impart high-quality and new age skills, he said.

Courtesy : The Times Bureau

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