Odisha strengthen ties with Singapore to to enhance skill development, Minister Premananda Nayak met Minister of Education, Singapore

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Bhubaneswar: Today a high level meeting has been held between Minister Skill Development and Technical Education(SD&TE), Sri Premananda Nayak and Minister of Education, Singapore, Mr. 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 the Minister, SD&TE, Sri Nayak and MoE, Singapore, Mr.Kung have expressed their satisfaction on the progress made on the engagement so far.
On this occasion Minister SD&TE, Sri Nayak has invited Minister of Education, Singapore to visit the State Odisha in 2020. Both of them have agreed for further expanding relationship in the area of Skill Development in the State of Odisha.
Minister, SD&TE, Sri 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 Hon’ble Ambassador of India, HE Sri Javed Ashraf, Chairman, Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA), Sri Subroto Bagchi, CEO of ITEs, Mr. Bruce Poh, Director of ITEs, Mr. Boon Tiong, Director, and Directorate of Employment cum CEO, OSDA, Miss Rashmita Panda and Director, DTE&T, Sri Reghu G.

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