New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first ever Indian Institute of Skills in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The Institute has been conceptualized on the lines of Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education. Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Institute of Technical Education, Singapore has decided to open an institute first ever of its kind in the country, the institute is inspired by the Singapore model of training and would adopt various best practices from the country, said a press statement of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
The Ministry has decided to have six such institutes.
PM Modi will also launch an array of skill development initiatives for the youth of the country, including Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKKs) and Drivers’ Training Institutes.
The event would also witness strategic partnership with various industries that will train and employ approximate 4 Lakh youth over the next 3 years.