German Ambassador: Dual Vocational Education & Training can deliver a breakthrough for India

Sep 29, 2017

Ambassador Dr. Ney underlined the close relationship between India and Germany at the curtain raiser for the Indian chapter of the Indo-German Young Leaders Forum.

Guests at the IGLYF event Enlarge image Guests at the IGLYF event (© German Embassy New Delhi)

The Forum is a network of future decision-makers, who are engaged in and committed to strengthening the Indo-German partnership. The participants want to foster the dialogue between young Indian and German leaders from business, politics, the sciences, media and culture.

Ambassador Dr. Ney stressed that, India and Germany are natural partners. Both nations have achieved substantial progress in many fields of private and public collaboration: business, skill development, education, science and technology, renewable energy, environmental protection, urban development.

Currently, nearly 14,000 Indian students are enrolled in German universities, a number that has more than doubled over the past four years. And around 1,000 German students are currently pursuing courses at Indian universities Panelists at the event Enlarge image Panelists at the event (© German Embassy New Delhi) .

Ambassador Dr. Ney stressed the importance of the  Indo-German Cooperation in skills development. He is a co-founder jointly with leading Indian industrialists of the “Alliance of dual Vocational Education and Training”.

The German dual system is a company-driven approach. India has adopted the German approach and already laid out the framework and incentives for the participation of companies.

"This new dual approach could deliver a breakthrough for India, for its economy and its youth” underlined Ambassador Dr. Ney in his speech.

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German Ambassador: Dual Vocational Education & Training can deliver a breakthrough for India

Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney holds a speech