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KATHMANDU: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) and the UK Aid’s Skills for Employment Program have signed a memorandum of understanding for implementing the work place based employment training program.
CNI president Bishnu Kumar Agrawal and SEP project team leader Baljeet Bohra signed the MoU here on Tuesday in the witness of Arjun Prasad Pokharel, Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies.
On the occasion, Secretary Pokharel said the government has forwarded the work place based employment-oriented training program with the goal of training skilled human resources required for the industrial sector.
He hoped that this MoU would be key to implementing this program. The Industry Ministry Secretary said the program would be expanded and budget for it increased in the future based on its effectiveness.
CNI president Agrawal said it is the CNI’s responsibility to produce the skilled human resources needed for the industries. He said the ‘Make in Nepal’ campaign aimed to create 150 thousand jobs annually.
As per the MoU, the CNI and SEP project will work together for training skilled human resources in the commercial agriculture, production industries, tourism, information technology and construction sectors in Province No 2 and Lumbini province.