Odisha Engages Singapore To Boost Skill Development In State

03 September 2019

Debashish Maharana

Bhubaneswar: A high level meeting was held between Minister Skill Development and Technical Education(SD&TE), Premananda Nayak and Minister of Education, Singapore, Ong Ye Kung at Ministry of Education Department, Singapore.

They have reviewed the engagement between Institute of Technical Education (ITEs), Government of Odisha, Government of Singapore and Odisha Skill Development Authority(OSDA). In this meeting both Nayak and Kunghave expressed their satisfaction on the progress made on the engagement so far.

On this occasion Nayak invited the Singapore Minister to visit Odisha in 2020. Both of them have agreed for further expanding relationship in the area of Skill Development in the State of Odisha.

Nayak has also given a proposal to invite 100 Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students from Singapore to intern in the State of Odisha. The teacher’s exchange programme for ITIs is working as per the plan. So it has been proposed to include teachers from polytechnics institutions of Odisha to participate in the exchange programme as well.

The meeting was held in the presence of Ambassador of India, Javed Ashraf, Chairman, Odisha Skill Development Authority(OSDA), Subroto Bagchi, CEO of ITEs, Bruce Poh, Director of ITEs, Boon Tiong, OSDA CEO, Rashmita Panda and Director,DTE&T Reghu G.