About 13,944 Indians trained at Skill India International Centers (SIIC) got jobs in Saudi. Between April 2022 and December 2023, 25,300 candidates got jobs abroad. Qatar is second after Saudi Arabia with 3,646 skilled Indians. UAE (2,832), UK (1,248) and Japan (1,196) are in the next positions.
Skill India enables candidates to get overseas jobs at international centres. Providing excellent training to Indian youth to meet the demand of international employers in UAE, Canada, Australia and other GCC regions.
Two SIICs are functioning at Varanasi and Bhubaneswar. SIICs will collaborate with foreign recruiters and various organizations to facilitate the supply of skilled and qualified workforce globally. Participating institutions will collaborate with SIIC to offer services such as mobilization, counselling, skill training, pre-departure orientation, foreign language training, placement and immigration support.
The central government plans to start 30 Skill India International Centers across India to nurture skills and mold skilled workers of international standards through better training.