The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has tied up with the UAE-based Emirates Driving Institute and the Youth Chamber of Commerce for establishing driver training institutes in various parts of India. This collaboration will help offer employment opportunities for Indians who wish to work in the UAE and other parts of the Middle East.
NSDC said in a statement, "The partnership will facilitate the candidates to acquire a UAE driving licence, in line with the requirements of UAE's roads and transport agencies and regulatory agencies of other parts of the Middle East."
Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC, said, “Joining hands with EDI-UAE, will skill drivers in India and create job opportunities for thousands of young Indians who wish to migrate to the UAE and the Middle East for employment. This collaboration will create an eco-system of partnerships between relevant stakeholders and fast-track employment prospects.”
Amer Belhasa, Chairman of Emirates Driving Institute and Vice Chairman of Belhasa Group of Companies, stated, “This collaboration with NSDC and YCC has given us a path to set up driving institutes in different parts of India. Estimating a huge demand for drivers in the UAE during Expo 2020, and other initiatives across the region, EDI is aiming at providing job solutions to Indian youth in the Gulf.”