Skill hub in Sikkim to provide overseas demand-based skill training

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Gangtok: In collaboration with the Government of Sikkim, the Skill Hub for International Employment was inaugurated by Medhavi Skills University at Manan Kendra, Gangtok.

This major initiative was to facilitate in imparting overseas demand-based skill training for the Sikkimese youth and prepare them for international employment. Through their international collaborations with the relevant employers and vocational institutions in countries like Germany, Australia, Japan, and Philippines, MSU shall facilitate training in foreign language, culture, and technical competencies in the relevant field of employment.

Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang emphasized that this initiative aligns with the broader vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who aims to empower the youth of India through quality education and skill development.

The minister also praised Medhavi Skills University for its role in empowering the youth of Sikkim and making them competent. He highlighted the potential for Sikkimese youth to gain employment in countries like Germany, Japan, the UK, and Australia, where wages are comparatively high.

Chief Minister Tamang stated that the inauguration of the Skill Hub for International Employment is not just an event but a new beginning for the youth of Sikkim, offering them a path toward a prosperous future.

During the programme, the Chief Minister virtually inaugurated the SICUN as Centre of Excellence for Overseas Mobility Hub and Medhavi Poly Diagnostic Centre.

The event was attended by Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, Cabinet Ministers, MLAs, government officials, and students of Sikkim Medhavi Skills University. Additionally, international delegates and representatives from various organizations, such as People 2 Help, from Germany, NAVIS Japan, ZEE Learn Ltd. ZICA, B4M/NHQ, INIFD etc including those from Germany, Japan, and other countries, were present.

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