The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in New Delhi today to meet India’s skilling needs across 21 industries. The MoU, signed by ACPET CEO Claire Field and NSDC CEO & MD Dilip Chenoy, includes a commitment to foster partnerships between Australian and Indian education and training providers, as well as exchanging information and perspectives on education, training and skills development. The partnership also aims at working towards skilling 500 million people in India by 2022.
“The National Skill Development Corporation is confident that the MoU between the NSDC and the Australian Council for Private Education and Training would strengthen the growing partnership between Australia and India in the skills training arena,” said NSDC CEO and MD Dilip Chenoy in a statement. ACPET CEO Claire Field added: “ACPET members have had a long and mutually beneficial relationship with India, with more than 90% of Indian students choosing to enroll with a private institution in Australia. Today’s agreement focuses on supporting ACPET members to work with NSDC partners in meeting India’s skill needs.”
News source: Economic Times