Shri Dharmendra Pradhan holds a meeting with Ms. Gina Raimondo, US Secretary of Commerce for forging stronger linkages between India and the U.S. in the skilling sector
Discussions were held on creating lifelong learning opportunities on a large scale and deepening collaborations in 3S—Skilling, Start-ups, and SMEs
By PIB Delhi
Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan held a meeting with United States Secretary of Commerce, Ms. Gina Raimondo with a focus on forging stronger linkages between India and the U.S. in skilling sector.
Shri Pradhan informed that both the leaders agreed to strengthen institutional mechanisms for making the Indian skill ecosystem more vibrant as well as for building the workforce of the future. He said that skills and competencies have become more important than degrees in today’s times.
The Minister informed that both discussed ways to create lifelong learning opportunities on a large scale and deepen our collaborations in 3S—Skilling, Start-ups, and SMEs.
Both agreed that the size of India’s workforce on one hand, and the size of opportunities in critical and emerging technologies in the U.S. on the other, can be aligned for mutual benefit to both our countries.
Shri Pradhan appreciated Ms. Gina Raimondo’s high regard for Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s leadership and vision for India’s fast-paced growth.