The Government of Singapore will set up a Skill Center at Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
After a meeting with a high-level delegation represented by the High Commissioner of Singapore, Lim Thuan Kuan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh confirmed the keenness of Singapore to collaborate with India.
The Singapore delegation also expressed its preference to engage with India in the area of Space Technology for collaboration in “peaceful uses of Outer Space”. To which, the Minister said that the issue will be followed up in an appropriate manner.
The minister shared with them that there exists an arrangement between Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) Mussoorie with Singapore, wherein a certain number of passing out Civil Services/IAS officers, accompanied by two faculty members, regularly undertake a visit to Singapore.