An MoU has already been formalized between Singapore and the State Government of Assam regarding the Skill Center at Guwahati.
As a follow-up to this, a Skill Center is proposed to be set up at Guwahati by the year 2019 and the Ministry of DoNER will coordinate in this initiative, said a statement from the ministry.
The Singapore delegation also expressed its preference to engage with India in the area of Space Technology for collaboration in "peaceful uses of Outer Space".
To this, Dr Jitendra Singh who also hold the portfolios of MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, said that the issue will be followed up in an appropriate manner.
According to the statement, the Singapore delegation also wanted to seek the experience and expertise of India's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions to bring about value addition in public administration and governance in Singapore.
Dr Jitendra Singh shared with them that there already exists an arrangement between Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) Mussoorie with Singapore, wherein a certain number of passing out Civil Services/IAS officers, accompanied by two faculty members, regularly undertake a visit to Singapore.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, India and Singapore have always been favourably inclined towards each other and referred to the recent visit of the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore when a stimulating lecture by him was organized under the auspices of the NITI Aayog.
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