Anurag Thakur launches TEJAS skilling project at Dubai Expo; discusses investment opportunities with CEOs

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New Delhi:  On Day 2 of his visit to Dubai,  Union Minister Anurag Thakur today launched TEJAS (Training for Emirates Jobs And Skills), a Skill India International Project to train overseas Indias.

The project is aimed at skilling, certification and overseas employment of Indians. Tejas is aimed at creating pathways to enable Indian workforce to get equipped for skill and market requirements in UAE,  official release said.

Addressing the audience at the launch, the Minister said India has a youthful population. The youth are the largest stakeholder in both nation building and image building.

Union Minister said that our focus is skill this population and provide the world with a large skilled workforce from India.

Anurag Thakur reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a strong partnership between India and UAE. Tejas aims at creating a 10,000 strong Indian workforce in UAE during the initial phase.

Anurag Thakur also held a series of discussions with industry leaders from film and entertainment space in India and UAE.

The day started with a meeting with  Olivier Bramley, CEO, Media & Entertainment, E-Vision.

Other CEOs present at the meeting included  Neeraj Roy, founder of Hungama Digital Media and  Harit Nagpal, MD and CEO of Tata Play.