Japanese ambassador visits IL&FS Skills intern training event in Guwahati

New Delhi: A welcome ceremony was held at the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) – Skills, Guwahati centre for Satoshi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to India and his colleagues recently. The north-east region witnessed its first-ever Indo-Japan centre where the Japanese language is taught to students and aspirants have an opportunity for a paid internship in Japan for a period of three to five years.

Officials from Oil India, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) & Nemcare Hospital, Guwahati, were also present to grace the event. The ceremony was followed by an interactive session where the leaders across the verticals interacted with the students of the Technical Intern Training Program (TITP). The interaction dwelled on topics ranging from the career prospects in Japan to the cultural aspects of the country and the technological phenomenon Japan has been witnessing over the years.

Suzuki emphasised on the importance of believing in oneself if one wished to escalate in their career and wished students success for their future. He also appreciated the TITP Project team for extending support towards this endeavour.

Nivedita Barthakur, Zonal Head, IL&FS Skills, said, “We are delighted to have Suzuki here inspiring the youth to build a strong career for themselves. Our association with NSDC have helped us in expanding our efforts and penetration of skill development in North East India. We are glad to receive a warm response from the aspirants enrolling themselves in the first batch of the Technical Intern Training Program.”

The purpose of the TITP is to transfer technical skills, techniques and knowledge to contribute to the human resource development of India and to strengthen mutual interests through corporation between the two countries. TITP is an initiative to encourage skill development for better employment opportunities, greater social mobility and economic advancements.

Under TITP, the training focuses on providing Japanese language skills, geriatric aide along with an understanding of Japanese culture and lifestyle. Young women with a degree/diploma in nursing (ANM/ GNM/ BSc in nursing) can enrol for this program.

IL&FS Skills has been facilitating skill training to enable youth to learn technical skills and find jobs in India and abroad. The company is currently expanding its operations in Japan to send trained Indian candidates who are willing to work in Japan.

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