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NSDCI and EFS Facilities Services Group ink MOU for skilled workforce mobility

November 2, 2023 – National Skill Development Corporation of India and EFS Facilities Services Group (EFS), a Facilities Management Firm based in the UAE, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote Skilled International Workforce Mobility (IWM) for Indian nationals, with a specific focus on the GCC countries.

The MoU outlines the collaborative efforts of these two entities to structure a principle framework for achieving the common objective of promoting skilled workforce mobility. The partnership also aims to develop co-branded skilling institutions to equip Indian nationals with the skills needed for international and local employment, and to create access to approximately 5000 overseas jobs for skilled Indian nationals over the next three years. Additionally, NSDCI and EFS will jointly develop courses for the Skill India Digital App and support accreditation and curriculum development for various training institutes.

The primary objective of this MoU is to promote Skilled International Workforce Mobility (IWM) for Indian nationals, with a specific focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which include the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman.

The two entities are working together to establish a foundational framework aimed at promoting skilled workforce mobility. NSDCI and EFS will join forces to develop co-branded skilling institutions that will equip Indian nationals with the essential skills required for international and local employment. The partnership's goal is to open up access to approximately 5000 overseas job opportunities for skilled Indian nationals over the next three years. Additionally, NSDCI and EFS will jointly create courses for the Skill India Digital App, with EFS providing support for accreditation and curriculum development within various training institutes. This collaborative effort extends to offering placement opportunities in key industries across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

The MoU was signed by Satinder Pal Singh COO of EFS and Ved Mani Tiwari CEO of NSDCI in the presence of Union Minister of Education and skill development Dharmendra Pradhan.

Vinod Kumar
 

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