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CNI and UKaid Skills for Employment (सीप) Collaborate for ‘Skill Nepal’—an Apprenticeship Initiative Aimed at Expanded Job Creation and Enterprise Growth

Today, August 16, to expand apprenticeship-based job creation in Nepal in support of Confederation of Nepalis Industries (CNI), UKaid Skills for Employment (सीप), and Government of Nepal’s employment creation goals, CNI and UKaid सीप signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the presence of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC). CNI and UKaid सीप intend to work together to broker transformational enterprise-driven partnerships to propel growth of employment and enterprise growth opportunities in priority sectors across Nepal, such as commercial agriculture, light manufacturing, tourism, ICT, and construction with special focus on Province 2 and Lumbini Province.

“UKaid सीप and CNI’s ‘Skill Nepal’ campaign supports our joint vision to build a skilled workforce within interested partner firms to expedite industry transformation and complements our‘Make in Nepal’ initiative, remarked Vishnu Agarwal, President of CNI, at the event. As part of its collaboration, CNI and सीप will build on its efforts to leverage national and provincial Government budgets allocated for apprenticeship-based training in partnership with co-investments from the private sector—to ensure quality skilling and job-linked livelihoods for Nepalis.(Read more...)