India to send 3-lakh youth to Japan for on-job training

Oct 12, 2017 11:51 IST
Technical Intern Training Program

Under the government's skill development programme, India will send 3-lakh youth to Japan for on-job training for 3-5 years, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Japan and India on the 'Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)'.

Highlights of this decision

The Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) is an ambitious program to send one Lakh Indian technical interns to Japan for on the job training for a period of 3-5 yrs.

These youth will work in the Japanese ecosystem and will get employment opportunities there along with accommodation facility.

It is also expected that about 50,000 out of one lakh interns may also get jobs in Japan.

The monetary cost of the skill training of Indian technical interns would be beared by Japan.

The selection of the youth for Intern Training Program will be done in a transparent manner as per the Japanese requirements.

The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) is likely to be signed in this month.

The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) will pave the way for bilateral cooperation between the both the countries in the area of skill development.


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