Indian skilled workers to get job opportunities in 14 sectors in Japan

Indian skilled workers to get job opportunities in 14 sectors in Japan

Workers skilled in 14 specified areas such as nursing , construction etc will now be able to work in Japan, provided they know the Japanese language.

The Cabinet approved signing of a memorandum of co-operation between India and on a Basic Framework for Partnership for Proper Operation of the System Pertaining to “Specified Skilled Worker”.

This would set up an institutional mechanism for partnership and co-operation between the two countries on sending and accepting skilled Indian workers to work in 14 specified sectors in These Indian workers would be granted a new status of residence of “specified skilled worker” by the government of

Apart from the two work areas mentioned above, skilled Indian workers from 12 sectors — building cleaning; material processing; industrial machinery manufacturing; electric and electronic information related industry; shipbuilding and ship-related industry; automobile maintenance; aviation; lodging; agriculture; fisheries; food and beverages manufacturing and food service would have job opportunities to work in Japan.

A joint working group will be set up to follow up the implementation of this MOC.

The memorandum would enhance people-to -people contacts, foster mobility of workers and skilled professionals from India to Japan, an official statement said.

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