India and Singapore will sign an agreement for skilling Indian youths in the aviation sector at the Aero India Show next week.
Academies will be set up in Bengaluru and other places in India that will act as regional hubs for the training of Indian youths for domestic and overseas jobs in these sectors.
National Skill Development Corporation of India’s (NSDC) Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council in collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic and a Singapore-based private sector firm will signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on February 22 to establish skill development centers.
Aero India show 2019 will be held in Bengaluru from February 20-24. It will provide a significant platform in bolstering business opportunities in International aviation sector.
These ‘Centers of Excellence in Advance Skilling’ will provide training and certification drawing from Singapore curriculum and standards in sectors such as aerospace and aviation, emerging technologies, automotive and logistics.
“These are all priority sectors under ‘Skill India’ and ‘Make in India’ programmes, which require large workforce with advanced technical skills,” India’s High Commissioner in Singapore Jawed Ashraf said here on February 15.
He said that these sectors also provide more productive and remunerative employment opportunities.
Singapore is a leader in aviation services including maintenance, repair, overhaul services as well as skill development across various sectors, Ashraf said.