New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has launched an international project – Training for Emirates Jobs And Skills (TEJAS) – aimed at creating pathways to enable the Indian workforce to get equipped for skill and market requirements in the UAE.
Thakur, on the second day of his visit to Dubai, addressed the audience at the launch, saying India has a youthful population and the youth are the largest stakeholders in both nation-building and image building.
“Our focus is to skill this population and provide the world with a large skilled workforce from India,” he said while reiterating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a strong partnership between India and the UAE.
“Tejas aims at creating a 10,000-strong Indian workforce in UAE during the initial phase,” he said.
The project is aimed at skilling, certification, and overseas employment of Indians. Tejas is aimed at creating pathways to enable the Indian workforce to get equipped for skill and market requirements in the UAE, the ministry said in a statement.
Thakur also held a series of discussions with industry leaders from the film and entertainment space in India and the UAE and mentioned the large Indian population living in the UAE and their drive to contribute to Emirates and India as well.