Australian delegation from the state of Victoria visits Gujarat
- Two MOU signed in the presence of Chief Secretary Mr Varesh Sinha and HE Mr Patrick Suckling
- Kangan Institute, Victoria entered in to an agreement with Industries Commisionerate (GOG) for skilling in automotive sector.
- Ecotech Pvt Ltd and Uniphos Envirotronic Pvt Ltd, signed an MOU to enter into a Joint Venture to manufacture air quality monitoring equipment.
March 13, 2013, Gandhinagar: Taking forward the successful visit of the Australian delegation in the recently concluded Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2013, HE Mr Patrick Suckling visited Gujarat with a delegation of 11 members. The delegation visit ended with signing of Two MOU’s in the presence of Mr Varesh Sinha, Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat and HE Mr Patrick Suckling, Australian High Commissioner to India.
An MOU was signed between Mr Ray Grifiths, CEO, Kangan Institute, Victoria, Australia and Industries Commisionarate Mr Kamal Dayani, Government of Gujarat to promote skilling in automotive sector. In order to facilitate the partnership, government of Gujarat will help Kangan Institute in obtaining necessary permissions and approvals as per the prevailing rules and regulations of the state Government. The board of Kangan institute will jointly work with partners such as Maruti Suzuki, Ford Motors, GMDC and IIT Gandhinagar under the umbrella of International Automotive Centre of Excellence (i-ACE) to promote skilling of automotive sector.
The MOU will provide the framework within which detailed proposals for programs for establishment of International Automotive Centre of Excellence, Skills Development , Education, Research, Training and interaction between the parties would be jointly considered on the basis of reciprocity and mutual benefit.