NEW DELHI, Sept 19 - The Singapore government will set up a skill centre in Guwahati which will cater to the entire northeastern region, Minister of DoNER Dr Jitendra Singh said.
The minister�s announcement came after a meeting with a delegation led by High Commissioner of Singapore Lim Thuan Kuan here on Monday.
The DoNER Minister said that an MoU has already been formalised between Singapore and the Government of Assam to set up the skill centre in Guwahati. The skill centre is proposed to be set up by 2019 and the Ministry of DoNER will coordinate in the initiative.
The Singapore delegation also expressed its preference to engage with India in the area of space technology for collaboration in �peaceful use of outer space�. Dr Singh said the issue will be followed up in an appropriate manner.