Bhubaneswar: In a bid to raise quality of vocational training in Odisha, as many as 100 teachers of state government-run ITIs will undergo a ‘two-week training on leadership development’ at Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Singapore.
An MoU in this regard was today inked between Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA) and ITE Education Services (ITEES), Singapore in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
As part of the collaboration, ITEES will share ITE’s experiences in Technical and Vocational Education and Training and provide consultancy support to OSDA. The program aims to develop human and social capital, contributing towards the community development and enhancing capabilities for skill development and vocational training in Odisha.
Speaking on the occasion, the CM said, “I am particularly pleased that one hundred ITI teachers will be trained at Singapore at the ITE in 2018. My government is committed to development of human and social capital for enhancing the capabilities of our people and this partnership will go a long way in fulfilling this objective.”
Subroto Bagchi, Chairman, OSDA said, “We are delighted to forge a collaboration with ITEES. We believe, with their help, we can push up the standards of our ITI institutions to global levels.”