India Will Send 3 Lakh Youth For On-Job Training To Japan

Indian youth will get hands-on training on the job in Japan for 3-5 years as a government-led skill development programme.

The Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced the government’s plan of sending 3 Lakh youth to Japan for on-the-job training for up to 5 years, on Wednesday. Japan is willing to bear the financial cost of the training the Indian technical interns.


According to the skill development and entrepreneurship minister, the Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on the 'Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)'. He added that the MoC will be signed during his three-day visit to Tokyo in October. 

He also said that about 50,000 of them may even get jobs in Japan. The youth will be selected according to Japanese requirements. 

As per an official release, the MoC might pave the path for bilateral cooperation between the two countries especially in the area of skill development.

Author: Tanya Michael   

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