SME Times News Bureau | 20 Apr, 2018
a bid to create a dialogue between the Indian recruitment agencies
and UAE's Employers and to identify solutions for creating a robust
workforce mobility mechanism, the Federation of Indian Chambers
of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the 'India-UAE Skill
Mapping and HR Conference' in Dubai on 22 April 2018.
40-member strong Indian delegation to the conference is being led
by Dr K.P. Krishnan, Secretary, Ministry of Skill
Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India and Mr
Manish Kumar, CEO, National Skill Development Corporation. The
conference is also supported by Ministry of External Affairs,
Government of India.Dr
Omar Al Nuaimi, Assistant Undersecretary, Ministry
of Human Resources and Emiratisation, UAE will
lead the deliberations from the country.
other participants and stakeholders at the conference include Indian
High Commission at the UAE, Ministry of Labor (UAE), National Skill
Development Corporation (NSDC), Jharkhand State Skill
Development Mission, Indian training providers and placement agencies
along with employers from the UAE.
deliberations will also explore the mechanism for capturing the
demands of the workforce in the UAE, and skilling of Indian workforce
catering to the UAE's high-demand sectors and ways to facilitate the
ethical migration of the Indian skilled workforce to the UAE.
the recent years, the number of international migrants worldwide has
continued to grow rapidly, reaching 258 million in 2017, up from 173
million in 2000. While
creating local jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities is the need of
the hour, migration of skilled workforce outside India can also offer
alternative options for skilled people and meet global workforce
such initiatives by FICCI and other stakeholders, India can leverage
strategic interventions like mapping of skill-sets required in the
UAE and draw an effective roadmap to upskill and reskill its
workforce", said Mohandas Pai, Chair, FICCI Skill
Development Committee and Chairman, Manipal Global Education.