Pradhan holds meeting with Gina Raimondo, discuss strengthening cooperation in education

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New Delhi : Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday held a meeting with US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to focus on building stronger linkages between India and the US in the area of ​​skills.

Pradhan informed that both leaders agreed to strengthen institutional mechanisms to further revitalize the Indian skill ecosystem as well as build the workforce of the future.

Dharmendra Pradhan’s office shared details of the meeting between Dharmendra Pradhan and Gina Raimondo on Twitter. Dharmendra Pradhan’s office tweeted, “Minister @dpradhanbjp and US Commerce Secretary, @SecRaimondo meet in New Delhi to enhance educational and skill development links between India and US”

He said skills and qualifications have become more important than degrees these days.

The Minister said that both discussed ways to create lifelong learning opportunities on a large scale and deepen our cooperation on 3S – Skilling, Start-ups and SMEs.

“Both agree that the size of India’s workforce, on the one hand, and the size of opportunities in critical and emerging technologies in the US, can be combined to the mutual benefit of both our countries,” the education ministry said in a statement.

The Chief also appreciated Gina Raimondo’s high regard for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership and vision for India’s rapid growth.

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