India and Australia are likely to collaborate and set up a vocational education college in National Capital Region (NCR). A skills development pact was signed be Australia’s largest provider of vocational education and training, Technical and Further Education (TAFE), South Australia, India's National Skill Development Corporation, and Heraud Education and Training, an Indo-Australian skill-based venture.
In the presence of minister for State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy and South Australia's Employment, Higher Education and Skills Minister Gail Gago MLC, the agreement was signed.
Within a decade this agreement will help Indian students to get the training and Australian students to explore the opportunities available in India. As per Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling, “Under this agreement all three parties will work to establish a new vocational education college in India that could train 80,000 students a year within a decade. “
He further added that India has an enormous appetite for high quality skills and training and these world class vocational education providers are perfectly positioned to meet that demand.
- India and Australia are likely to collaborate and set up a vocational education college
- The college will be set up in NCR
- Under this agreement 80,000 students will be trained every year